Thursday, April 9, 2020

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Hospital suffocates under virus

FRANCISTOWN: Nyangabwe Referral Hospital has halted some of its services as a measure to address the world wide Corona virus threat. The...

What is Setswana for ‘alcohol-based sanitiser’?

It would be nothing less than economic ineptitude to not mine the rich deposits of comedic gold that run through the body...

Police cagey about implementation of social distancing in holding cells

If you wonder how the stringent coronavirus guidelines are being implemented in police holding cells, you won’t be getting precise answers from...

Man sues State P22 million over alleged court death threats

FRANCISTOWN: Oteng Brown, a middle-aged man from Tati Siding village, 15 km from Francistown is suing the State P22 million in damages...

State moots splitting ministries

The government is working on splitting the Ministry of Transport and Communications into two different ministries, it has emerged. The decision to...

Court dismisses BERA employees’ application

Industrial Court Judge Gaedupe Makgato has dismissed an urgent application launched by dismissed Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) employees. Tshegofatso Keitumetse, Tshephang...

Public warned to be vigilant over coronavirus falsehoods

The public has been advised to exercise vigilance on issues relating to coronavirus in all media platforms before making any decisions or...

Charges against businessmen who dueled with old DISS withdrawn

After eight years of motion without movement, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has finally withdrawn criminal charges against two Gaborone businessmen...

Botswana about to feel full effects of decades-long tenderpreneurship, nepotism

There can be no doubt that Botswana is going to need people with meritocratic workers and business acumen to rebuild its economy...

Botswana braces for a COVID-19 lock down

Batswana were this week biting their nails in anticipation of a lockdown after government announced new sweeping measures to halt the spread...