Tuesday, October 20, 2020

News

Mosotho student injured during BIUST strike

What started as a demonstration by students of the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) in Palapye evolved into a...

‘We are also concerned about loss of human life’ – BPF

While his party is always vocal on the loss of animal life and virtually silent on the loss of human life occasioned...

Mpai’s Choppies links may cost him BURS top job

The front runner in the race for Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) top post Wilfred Mpai’s past relationship with Choppies may have...

UK biologist suspects Okavango farmers in death of elephants

The toxicology report that the Botswana government recently put out about the deaths of 356 elephants is not good enough for a...

Ministers and councilors face land grab allegations

President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s directive which was designed to empower citizen land owners has been torpedoed by large scale land corruption in which...

Botswana dilly-dallies on mass Covid-19 testing

There appears to be no explicit position by government to go the epidemiological route of community mass testing against the dreaded coronavirus...

Mayor laments F/Town economic stagnation

FRANCISTOWN: Despite its rich history, Francistown’s economy has over the years dwindled rendering it almost a ghost town. Recently during a Special...

Botswana pins hope on COVAX Facility

Botswana on her Independence Day commemoration implored other countries to join her in signing up to access COVID-19 vaccine it has emerged. The...

Botswana had SADCs second lowest debt burden before COVID-19

When Botswana’s Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Baledzi Gaolathe, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on macroeconomic convergence in 2002 alongside...

Merely answering business phone calls can stop COVID-19

Years ago, the management of the Ministry of Local Government and Lands (as it then was) identified huge gaps across the board...