Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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Botswana has tested less than 1% of its population for COVID-19

After belatedly declaring COVID-19 a pandemic, the World Health Organization Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said that there was only one way...

UN questions Botswana’s COVID-19 preparedness

The United Nations Office in Botswana has raised questions about Botswana’s preparedness to fight COVID-19. In a report titled,...

COVID-19 truck drivers to be repatriated

The four truck drivers who tested positive for coronavirus at the Kazungula port of entry will be sent back home, the government...

Herb used for Madagascan COVID-19 cure also found in Botswana

Not being scientists we cannot assert and are not here asserting that Lengana can cure COVID-19. However, this indigenous anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and...

Here is evidence of mask-wearing law being flouted at OP, right under VP’s nose

It would have been less complicated for Vice President Slumber Tsogwane to admit that the COVID-19 regulations whose legislative passage he helped...

Like HIV, Coronavirus may never disappear- WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Coronavirus pandemic may be here to stay. As the race to come up...

BERA takes three days to implement cabinet decisions on fuel prices

The Acting Petroleum Director of the Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority, Gift Bakumbi, says that the average time taken to implement a cabinet...

Mask-wearing law being flouted right at OP in front of VP

At a time that it is a legal requirement to wear a face mask, no less a place than the hallowed grounds...

No-liquor-sale law failing as underground trade continues and prices skyrocket

President Mokgweetsi Masisi should be feeling the frustration that his predecessor felt in similarly failed effort to curb alcohol trade.

Face shields should be worn with masks – UB

The University of Botswana says that face shields that are worn as a COVID-19 infection-control measure, should always be paired with face...