Sunday, January 24, 2021

News

A Christmas to kill for?

While health authorities throughout the world are urging their citizens to stay home this Christmas, in Botswana home is a four-letter word this festive...

Raditladi knocks out Grow Mine Africa

Still reeling from a humiliating defeat at the hands of Percy Raditladi at the Francistown High Court last week, Grow Mine Africa trading as...

Botswana urged to scale up clinical research

A group of researchers say Botswana must build a knowledge base of future and present disease threats as it is essential to development planning....

Police nab Security Systems P5 million heist suspects

Botswana Police Services have arrested two suspects who are believed to have played a critical role in the P5 million Security Systems armed robbery...

3.6 magnitude earthquake rattles Gaborone

The Botswana Geoscience Institute has said a magnitute 3.6 earthquake within the Gaborone region occured at 12:44 at 9 km below surface. 'The seismic...

Researcher says Botswana must unlock e-health services

The Coronavirus pandemic provides a good platform to take stock of Botswana’s healthcare through digital innovations and leapfrog e-health services, health scientist and Public...

BR struggles to fill vacant CEO post?

The Botswana Railways (BR) is apparently struggling to find a suitable candidate to fill the vacant position of chief executive officer (CEO). The post...

Agric Ministry not ready to round up stray animals

It may take quite a while before the Ministry of Agriculture assumes responsibility over issues of stray livestock (matimela) in Botswana. Local Government Assistant Minister...

BOPEU outs Mogwera from board

Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU has removed ex-president Masego Mogwera and her team from the Babereki Investments board after she withdrew a court challenge...

Police took almost an hour to respond to Maun’s crocodile-mauling incident

A life-and-death emergency was met with a business-as-usual work ethic at the local police station and hospital. The emergency involved a mother-and-daughter pair that...