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Government is set to construct a science park in the Okavango Deltas. President Mokgweetsi Masisi made the announcement yesterday when the new German Ambassador to Botswana, Margit Hellwig – Botte presented her letters of credence. The president said to kick start the project, the government will enlist services of some German experts. Meanwhile, the New […]

Botswana Investment and Trade Centre BITC, says it has investments worth 12.8 billion in the pipeline projected to create more than 29 thousand jobs. Giving a performance report this morning, BITC CEO Keletsositse Olebile said the projects include 4-star hotels in the Gaborone Central Business District, CBD and Kasane, a citrus project, a power station, […]

Mobile Operator Orange has warned its customers to be on alert for an on-going scam pertaining to their Orange Money service. Product Officer of the Orange Money Service, Kabelo MoloiGaswe says that there is a group of scammers calling orange customers claiming they are updating customer’s details or that customers have won money from a […]

Gaborone City Council today launched Gabz City Free Wi-Fi that will provide in 10 hotspots around Gaborone, through a partnership with Bofinet.Speaking at the launch of the free Wi-Fi initiative President Mokgweetsi Masisi said the project will enhance productivity, innovation and creativity. He added that government deems it necessary for all to access the internet, […]

The Minister of mineral resources, green technology and energy security, Lefoko Moagi says the ministry has enhanced COVID19 testing at major plants and mines across the country. This as it has been established that cases spread quickly within such areas. The MORUPULE colliery has been closed since Tuesday this week following one person’s exposure to […]

Local COVID-19 cases have continued to rise with the latest number being 117 new cases bringing the total local Covid-19 cases to 3102, with 2367 active cases, while recoveries and deaths remain at 834 and 18 respectively. Deputy Coordinator of the Covid-19 Task Force team Professor Mosepele Mosepele in a briefing yesterday said Gaborone remains […]

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security has announced that movement of all cloven hoofed animals and their fresh products through and out of the Nxamasere extension area, zone 2B in the Okavango Sub District is suspended until further notice due to a suspected outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in the area. A statement […]

Morupule Coal Mine has given assurance that it’s coal supply to The Botswana Power corporation will not be interrupted by its temporary closure. The mine closed down mid-week for 5 days effective Tuesday, due to a COVID-19 case at the mine. Its Chief Public and Corporate Affairs Manager, Boineelo Seitshiro told Yarona FM news that […]

The governments of Botswana and Zimbabwe have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see citizens convicted in either country opting to serve their sentences in their home country. The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Kagiso Mmusi says the two countries are seeking to develop bilateral co-operation in the criminal justice delivery system and […]

The department of metrological services says rain is expected today in Kgalagadi and southern central while for the rest of the country, it is expected from the tomorrow. This after a long period of a dry spell across the country. The acting director in the department of meteorology Chanda Dibeela said the rainfall from the […]