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Contractors pave roads to nowhere in Tonota

Tonota Sub-District Chairperson Christian Machokoto has expressed concern over contractors who are failing to deliver road projects in the district timeously.  Machokoto was addressing a...

Kereng finalises Waste Management Policy

The Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism, Philda Kereng has said her ministry has finalised the Integrated Waste Management Policy. Presenting the policy...

IUCN warns ReconAfrica

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has called on the governments of Botswana and Namibia to ensure, in line with the decision...

Opposition accost Masisi over election promises

Opposition parties plan to engage President Mokgweetsi Masisi over his 2019 political party funding promise. In the lead up to the 2019 general elections, Masisi...

Gov’t too broke to sponsor some tertiary students

Government has taken a decision not to sponsor progressions and re-sponsorships owing to budgetary constraints. Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology Dr Douglas...

Could UB become a white elephant in the future?

Maybe Reverend Thuso Tiego overstated the case with his use of “white elephant” but in the not-distant past, student enrolment at the University of...

Botswana country of “painful extremes” – UN coordinator

The United Nations (UN) has blasted Botswana’s socio-economic investments and human rights record citing what it calls the country’s “painful extremes.” UN Botswana country coordinator,...

IUCN warns Botswana, Namibia over oil and gas drilling

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has warned Botswana and Namibia that they risk an international backlash over the effects of climate...

State has something to hide?

The government remains hell-bent on concealing information on the number of international arrivals particularly those from India since the outbreak of the Covid-19 Delta...

Human sacrifice at the centre of Covid decision-making

Less than a week after the ban on alcohol sale was lifted, what the Coordinator of the Presidential COVID-19 Taskforce, Dr. Kereng Masupu, calls...