Source: Government of Botswana |

Botswana: More Medications have arrived in the Country

The ministry received medications for conditions like hypertension, heart diseases, diabetes, mental diseases, skin diseases, asthma, scabies and malaria, among others

Following the press briefing conducted by the Minister of Health Hon. Dr Edwin G. Dikoloti on 16 January 2023, where he assured Botswana that more medications were expected in the country, the Ministry of Health has received two consignments of medications procured. Just yesterday (23 January  2023), the ministry received  medications for conditions like hypertension,…

Source: Government of Botswana |

Botswana: Law Enforcement Officers in Pursuit of Suspected Armed Foreign Nationals

This follows a shoot-out between six (6) armed men and law enforcement officers at Block 8 location in Gaborone last night

Law enforcement officers in Gaborone have embarked on a man hunt of five (5) armed suspicious characters believed to be foreign nationals. This follows a shoot-out between six (6) armed men and law enforcement officers at Block 8 location in Gaborone last night, which subsequently led to the arrest of…

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Senator Rasha Kelej received Botswana First Lady in 2022 to discuss Merck Foundation programs to reshape patient care landscape in Botswana

Merck Foundation announced the Call for applications for their 8 important awards in partnership with The First Lady of Botswana

Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej and H.E. Mrs. NEO JANE MASISI, The First Lady of Botswana, and Ambassador of Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) “More Than a Mother” along with 12 African First Ladies of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Sierra Leone,…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Botswana |

A Time to Reflect on the Gains and Challenges We Face As We Strive Towards Epidemic Control

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the largest commitment by any nation to address a single disease internationally

World AIDS Day, which falls on December 1, is a day to remember our friends, family, co-workers, and loved ones lost to HIV.  It is also a day to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and to recognize and support the 360,000 people in Botswana who are living with the virus to…

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Botswana: African Development Bank Group commits $180 million to bolster post-Covid-19 economic recovery

The program will directly benefit several government ministries, departments and agencies

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved a loan of $179.66 million to support government reforms to restore post-pandemic fiscal stability and economic recovery. The funds for phase II of the program will build on the successes of the first phase by supporting policy measures designed to…

Brastorne
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Brastorne Connects the Unconnected in Africa

Brastorne has implemented disruptive solutions to dissolve the barriers to digital inclusion in Africa

The Challenge More and more aspects of modern life have moved online. Access to information, economic opportunities, and how we interact with our social circles are all reliant on access to the internet. Access to this near-limitless online world leads to empowerment for those with ready access. However, digital inclusion…

Source: Orange |

Orange launches its commercial 5G network in Botswana, the first Orange country in Africa to launch 5G technology

This 5G launch will further support innovation and digital inclusion in the country

Orange Botswana is the first Orange (www.Orange.com) affiliate in Africa to launch 5G commercially; The 5G network will be available in greater Gaborone and Francistown, covering 30% of the population from the 11th November 2022; New healthcare, education and security services will be enabled in the country by the 5G technology. Orange…

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Orange launches Orange Digital Center in Botswana, the 12th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, to train young people in digital technology and enhance their employability

All the programs are provided free-of charge and open to everyone

Today, Orange (http://www.Orange.com) is officially opening an Orange Digital Center in Botswana, a one stop place entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation, attended by the highest political and administrative authorities from Botswana, members of Orange Botswana board and Board members of Orange Middle East and Africa.…

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Yellow Card Receives First-Ever African Crypto Licence

The licence, in accordance with Section 11 of the Virtual Asset Act, 2022, was issued by the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority [NBFIRA]

Pan-African cryptocurrency leader, Yellow Card (www.YellowCard.io) has made another significant stride in the industry, becoming the first cryptocurrency company on the continent to be granted a Virtual Asset Service Provider licence to operate in Botswana. The licence, in accordance with Section 11 of the Virtual Asset Act, 2022, was issued…

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Sage brings award-winning Sage Intacct to Namibia, Botswana and Mauritius

Supporting visionary CFOs and finance professionals with a new cloud financial management platform

Sage (https://www.Sage.com/en-za/), the leader in accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology for small and medium-sized businesses, launched Sage Intacct in Namibia, Botswana and Mauritius today. The award-winning cloud financial management solution provides finance teams with the insights and automation they need to keep pace with the demands of running a…