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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...

Batswana seek cross-border vaccinations on the back of slow roll out

As more vaccines arrive in the country, some Batswana have lost faith in the country’s vaccine rollout plans resorting to get their jabs in...

Good rainy season expected in Botswana

The Department of Meteorological Services (DMS) has forecast normal to above normal rainfall in the coming 2021 - 2022 cropping season over most parts...

Investors unhappy with reforms – Business Botswana

Scores on investors who were hoping to benefit from recent reforms aimed at facilitating the ease of doing business in the country have become...

Human-Wildlife conflict haunts Tonota residents

Tonota Sub-District Chairperson Chrisitian Machokoto is worried by the rise in human wildlife conflict cases in the area.  Addressing a full council meeting, which was...

Law Society has already pronounced position on lawyer it will investigate

The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) may have put itself in a difficult position by calling for the resignation of the Director of the...

Like Mogae, Regoeng has misgivings about UB offering Public Administration and Political Science

An MP has echoed a version of what President Festus Mogae said in September 2007 when he gave a public lecture at the University of Botswana. Mogae,...

Masisi’s airport crowds larger than Lelatisitswe family gathering

The Assistant Minister of Health and Wellness, Sethomo Lelatisitswe, finds himself in a snake pit after an ill-advised family gathering in his home village...

BOFEPUSU, BFTU move to block bill aimed at job creation

The Botswana Federation of Public Sectors Union (BOFEPUSU) and the Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) are campaigning to stop a bill that aims to...

Muzila rejects doctors’ endorsement of Ivermectin as Covid treatment

Government has rejected Botswana Doctor’s Union endorsement of Ivermectin drug to fight Covid-19. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Wellness Grace Muzila told Sunday Standard that...