Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

Botswana: United Nations (UN) expert to assess environmental impacts on human rights

The aim of the visit is to collect information and examine issues linked to the protection and promotion of human rights relating to the environment in the country

The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment, David R. Boyd, will conduct a visit to Botswana from 3 to 11 October 2023. The aim of the visit is to collect information and examine issues linked to the protection and promotion of human rights relating to the environment…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO), Botswana |

Botswana’s investment in primary health care enhances access and quality of health care in the country

By allocating a significant portion of its budget to healthcare infrastructure, Botswana has established a robust network of clinics, hospitals, and medical facilities nationwide

During his official visit to Botswana to attend the 73rd Session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited the Julia Molefhe Clinic in Gaborone, Botswana. This visit was part of his broader mission to assess and appreciate healthcare systems and initiatives Botswana has made…

Source: Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines |

Philippine Ambassador Presents Credentials to Botswana President

The Philippines recognized Botswana as a sovereign state on 9 February 1967

Philippine Ambassador Noralyn Jubaira Baja presented her credentials on 29 August 2023 to the President of the Republic of Botswana Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisib and accredits her as the Philippines’ non-resident envoy to Botswana. President Masisi conveyed his best wishes to his Filipino counterpart, President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., and…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board Concludes 2023 Article IV Consultation with Botswana

The authorities plan a fiscal expansion in FY2023 followed by two years of substantial fiscal adjustment to reach a small fiscal surplus by FY2025

Botswana’s growth is expected to slow to 3.8 percent in 2023 due to a projected decline in diamond production, before picking up over the following two years. Inflation has fallen since August 2022, and is now below the lower bound of the central bank's objective range; The authorities plan a…

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Source: African Energy Chamber |

Botswana Oil Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Meshack Tshekedi to Spearhead Regional Partnership Dialogue at African Energy Week (AEW) 2023

Botswana Oil CEO Meshack Tshekedi will speak at the African Energy Week 2023 conference this October, where he will play a pivotal role in attracting investments to bolster Botswana's burgeoning energy sector

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) ( is proud to announce that Meshack Tshekedi, CEO of Botswana Oil, has joined the African Energy Week (AEW) 2023 conference and exhibition - set to take place from October 16–20 in Cape Town - as a speaker. With a robust background in engineering management…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Botswana National Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Reference Laboratory designated World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre of Excellence

Accreditation to these standards does not only allow Botswana’s public laboratories to be compared with the world’s best laboratories, but it also gives confidence to both patients and clinicians that patient management and care are based on correct disease diagnosis

The Republic of Botswana and the World Health Organization today announced designation of the Botswana National HIV Reference Laboratory as a WHO Collaborating Centre of Excellence, in recognition of the laboratory’s excellence in the field of HIV diagnosis and the potential of deeper collaboration with WHO in advancing the health…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

African health ministers kick off region’s flagship health meeting

The meeting will focus on a range of strategies to bolster health systems, enhance readiness and response to health emergencies

African health ministers and government representatives today opened the Seventy-third session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa to discuss and agree on key measures to address the region’s health challenges, advance and promote good health and well-being. The annual gathering – WHO Africa’s highest decision-making body…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Botswana Agriculture Joint Sector Review validated

A Path to Transformative Agricultural Growth and Prosperity

The Botswana Ministry of Agriculture, in collaboration with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through the European Union-funded project, Support Towards the Operationalization of the SADC Regional Agricultural Policy (STOSAR), successfully conducted a Joint Sector Review (JSR) aimed…

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Liquid Intelligent Technologies launches the Gaborone Metro Ring, empowering businesses and economic growth in Botswana

This project is set to revolutionise telecommunications and support the surging demand for high-speed internet as an increasing number of local businesses continue their digital transformation journeys

Liquid Intelligent Technologies (https://www.Liquid.Tech/), a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, is proud to announce the launch of the Gaborone Metro Ring, a world-class, high-capacity, high-speed, and secure telecommunication network that will empower local businesses, providing a huge boost to Botswana’s economic growth. The Metro Ring is being…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Botswana |

The United States (U.S.) Government and Southern African Development Community (SADC) Renew Development Partnership

The agreement outlines coordination between SADC and the U.S. government, as well as a commitment to work with local non-governmental actors, other donors, regional organizations, and the private sector

Today, the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), committed to continue a transformative partnership that will improve the quality of life for the people of Southern Africa. This five-year regional development objective agreement, with a total USAID government…