Thursday, April 9, 2020

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WhatsApp conspiracy theories leaving Gvt, citizens with a sense of panic

With South African citizens now gripped with fear as the Covid-19 respiratory virus snakes its way across the country, Batswana is battling...

Custom clearing agents score little victory over BURS

Lobatse High Court Judge Justice Reuben Lekorwe has interdicted the Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) from suspending licenses of customs clearing agents...

Absa allays job fears

Scores of employees at Absa Bank, formerly Barclays, are expected to lose jobs as the bank is expected to lay off most...

Botswana’s faces COVID-19 risk from west not east – says China

Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo warned Friday that the worst possible coronavirus outbreak that is likely to hit Botswana will be from Europe,...

Choppies in court bid to close down Payless

Choppies has petitioned the High Court to place Payless under provisional liquidation over more than P100 million debts. In...

Botswana needs Debswana-type investments to move forward – Gaolathe

For the first time in five years, Ndaba Gaolathe didn’t get a chance to share his thoughts on the budget speech. However,...

This is the level of preparedness that awaits coronavirus at diabetes clinic in Gaborone

A sign on the glass door of the diabetes clinic at Block 6, Gaborone, identifies this unique healthcare facility as a “centre...

Wherever a pandemic goes, xenophobia is never far behind

As news of the novel coronavirus (and the disease it causes, COVID-19) continues to trickle across the world, it is also spreading...

COVID-19 impacting traffic over Bots airspace

The rapid spread of the Coronavirus across the world has begun to have a direct effect on the Botswana airspace with significantly...

Implementation of education plan would have prepared schools for coronavirus 

In its comprehensiveness, a beautifully-crafted but ultimately poorly implemented education plan developed by the European Union for public schools perceptibly anticipated a...