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Digital Afrique Telecom Partnered with Ever Medical Technologies to Modernise the Africa Healthcare Industry through Technology

Ever Medical Technology is a vibrant medical technology company implementing the latest technological advances in cloud and blockchain solutions in Healthcare institutions in Southeast Asia and the United States of America

Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT) (www.DigitalAfriqueTelecom.com), a pan-african leader in digital services, n development, aggregation and hosting of mobile value-added services has partnered today with Ever Medical Technologies, a medical technology solutions provider to facilitate, improve and disseminate digital medical solutions across the continent. Africa is growing fast, urbanizing, and industrializing.…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Botswana |

U.S. Government Promotes Botswana’s Environmental Resilience and Supports HIV Epidemic Control

The Ambassador helped launch a rehabilitation center for orphaned elephants that will facilitate their eventual return to the wild

U.S. Ambassador Craig L. Cloud travelled to Maun on May 4 to visit partners and U.S. government-funded projects demonstrating the United States’ support for Botswana’s economic and environment resiliency and community health. During a visit to the Elephant Havens, the Ambassador helped launch a rehabilitation center for orphaned elephants that…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

FAO strengthens surveillance to monitor African migratory locusts in hard-to-reach areas in Botswana

Through funding from USAID, FAO in partnership with the MOA have scaled up their control operations with aerial surveillance

The Chobe and Ngamiland regions lie along the Okavango Delta and more of the people rely on agriculture to sustain their livelihoods. The outbreak of African Migratory Locust (AML) in the two regions was a thorn in the flesh of subsistence farmers who watched helplessly as the AML ravaged their…

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BUTEC Group completes the takeover of ENGIE’s 17 Energy Services companies in Africa

This transaction will allow BUTEC Group to capitalize on 2000 collaborators and highly skilled executives

BUTEC (www.BUTEC.com) based in UAE, a leading contracting group in the MENA and GCC regions, has recently completed the takeover of 17 Energy Services companies in Africa previously owned by the energy global player, ENGIE Group. The acquisition process was completed on the 31st of March 2022, following the initial…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Coronavirus: Botswana, South Africa deepen probe into new Omicron sub-variants

The identified sub-lineages variant are BA.4 and BA.5

Researchers in Botswana and South Africa have detected new sub-lineages of the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 and are carrying out further investigations to fully understand crucial traits such as infectivity and virulence. The identified sub-lineages variant are BA.4 and BA.5. World Health Organization (WHO) experts are working with scientists…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Botswana |

U.S. Special Operations Team and BDF Special Forces Regiment Train to Strengthen Bilateral Partnership and Security Posture

The training further developed interoperability and capacity building through the long-standing military to military relationship between the U.S. and Botswana

U.S. Ambassador Craig Cloud joined Botswana Defence Force Director of the Directorate of Special Operations on March 16, 2022 for a closing ceremony of the Joint Combined Exercise Training (JCET) aimed at strengthening response to contemporary and future security challenges at Thebephatswa Air Base.  Commander, Air Arm Command, Major General HT…

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Africa’s Energy Community is at War

The framework in which the private sector operates needs to evolve

As the world debates climate change and whether we should be utilizing/monetizing gas and other natural resources, we must not lose sight that by 2050 nearly quarter of the world’s population (two and half billion people) will be living on the continent of Africa. In particular, the population of sub-Saharan…

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African Development Bank Group Vice Presidents and Director General on official visit to Botswana and Zimbabwe

Visits highlight Bank’s commitment to SADC, regional integration efforts

A senior leadership team from the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has arrived in the southern African capital Gaborone, on the first leg of an official visit to Botswana and Zimbabwe. The delegation is led by Acting Vice President, Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Yacine D. Fal. It includes…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Africa Oil Week and Green Energy Africa Summit appoint high-powered advisory committees

The diverse advisory committee for Africa Oil Week underscores the international interest in Africa’s energy future

Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) and Green Energy Africa Summit 2022 have announced an influential and highly experienced advisory committee to guide the events' vision of setting an African energy agenda for Africa. The advisory committees are led by Mntu Nduvane, an experienced director with deep experience in the oil, gas,…

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Low funding, COVID-19 curtail tuberculosis fight in Africa

Every year the African region requires at least US$ 1.3 billion for TB prevention and treatment

Inadequate investment and funding for tuberculosis (TB) control in Africa is jeopardizing the efforts to meet the global target of ending the disease by 2030, while the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to roll back progress made so far in the continent, an assessment by World Health Organization (WHO) finds. Every year…