Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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Botswana in no rush to throw open its borders to other Africans

Ordinarily high-scoring Botswana is lagging far, far behind in a continental race to open up borders. The 2021 Africa Visa Openness Index (AVOI) puts Botswana...

Botswana hits key COVID-19 vaccination goal

Botswana last week became one of only six African countries that have achieved the year-end target of fully vaccinating 40% of their people. The other five African countries...

Falepau returns to BMC

Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Falepau is back to steady the troubled Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) ship, Sunday Standard can reveal. Falepau beat two other shortlisted...

Constitutional Review exercise now doomed from the start – Duma Boko

Leader of opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change Duma Boko has said the announcement of the commissioners for the impeding Constitutional Review by the Office...

Namibia accuses Botswana of economic sabotage

Namibian citizens have vowed to fight tooth and nail to stop ‘greedy Botswana’s’ continued plans of waging an economic war against their country. This emerged...

Rari alleged to have fabricated Congress resolution on term limits

The upcoming year will be an unusually eventful one for the Botswana Sectors of Educators Union (BOSETU) as four of its members attempt to...

Phiri sues UDC for defamation

Umbrella for Democratic Change has been served with a writ of summons by construction mogul Simbi Phiri of Khato Civils (Pty) Ltd in relations to...

Botswana had sharpest debt increase in SADC

“The large increases in fiscal deficits in Southern Africa in 2020 translated into higher debt. Between 2019 and 2020 government debt as a percentage...

Canada bans Covid-19 PCR tests from Botswana, southern Africa

The Canadian government says it will not accept results of molecular Covid-19 tests done in Botswana and nine other African countries. The new protocol which...

BAMB board defies Manake

Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) board of directors have defied the Assistant Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Beauty Manake. The Assistant Minister wanted former...