Source: U.S. Embassy in Botswana |

Coronavirus: United States Provides Additional $4 Million for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Botswana

This assistance supports the Government of Botswana to strengthen infection prevention and control in communities and at health facilities

The United States Government—through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) —announces an additional $4 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance funding for Botswana. This additional assistance from the historic American Rescue Plan Act builds on more than $8.4 million in COVID-19 assistance to Botswana since the pandemic first emerged.…

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    • Ambassador A.Sidoruk meets Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana
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Ambassador A.Sidoruk meets Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana

The sides discussed possible directions for expanding the Belarusian-Botswanan trade and economic cooperation

On 16 September 2021 by the initiative of the Belarusian side, a working meeting between Ambassador Alexander Sidoruk and Tshenolo Modise, Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to the Republic of South Africa, took place. During the meeting, the sides discussed possible directions for expanding the Belarusian-Botswanan trade and economic…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Botswana: African Development Bank approves $137 million loan for post-pandemic economic recovery

The funds will be used to enact multi-sector reforms that will increase spending efficiency, create jobs and drive inclusive growth

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved a $137 million loan to support Botswana’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The funds, extended under the Bank Group’s Botswana Economic Recovery Support Program, will be used to enact multi-sector reforms that will increase spending efficiency,…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Botswana |

Coronavirus - Botswana: United States Provides Additional $4 Million for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Botswana

This additional assistance from the historic American Rescue Plan Act builds on more than $8.4 million in COVID-19 assistance to Botswana

The United States Government—through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) —announces an additional $4 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance funding for Botswana. This additional assistance from the historic American Rescue Plan Act builds on more than $8.4 million in COVID-19 assistance to Botswana since the pandemic first emerged.…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

FAO, UNDP join hands to improve Community Based Natural Resources Management legislation in Botswana

The move comes at a point where poor governance, mal-administration and embezzlement of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) funds are rife in the country

After close to three decades of unfruitful attempts to have a Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) legislation and practitioners’ manual for Botswana, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has joined forces with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to assist the Botswana government with drafting…

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    • FIFA has entrusted the African Union of Broadcasting with the Management of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Rights in 17 Sub-Saharan countries
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FIFA has entrusted the African Union of Broadcasting with the Management of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Rights in 17 Sub-Saharan countries

The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification process is a series of tournaments organized by the six FIFA Confederations

As a prelude to the next FIFA World Cup that will take place in 2022, in Qatar, the African Union of Broadcasting (www.uar-AUB.org ) has been handed the Free-To-Air rights for the Qualifying matches in 17 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, thus making AUB the exclusive Partner for the commercialization of…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Coronavirus – Botswana: Learning from Botswana’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout

With WHO support, Botswana is one of four African countries that have completed an intra action review of their early COVID-19 vaccine rollout to help shape the next phase.

Africa’s largest-ever vaccination drive is well underway.52 African countries are rolling out COVID-19 vaccines and over 73 million doses have been administered on the continent. With WHO support, Botswana is one of four African countries that have completed an intra action review of their early COVID-19 vaccine rollout to help shape the next phase.…

Source: Government of Botswana |

Coronavirus – Botswana: Pfizer Vaccine Consignment Destined for Botswana Not Cancelled

The arrival of the consignment has been postponed, not cancelled, due to logistical arrangements

The Ministry of Health and Wellness wishes to refer to a misleading article published by the Sunday Standard/The Telegraph in its social media platforms,erroneously suggesting that the Pfizer Vaccine consignment of 81,900 doses due to Botswana has been cancelled. This is totally false and malicious since the ministry has responded…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Coronavirus: African Vaccine Acquisition Trust delivers 108,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Botswana

This is part of a total of 6.4m vaccine doses to be shipped to African Union Member States in August 2021

AVAT is pleased to announce the shipment of 108,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccines to Botswana on the 12th of August, 2021. This is part of a total of 6.4m vaccine doses to be shipped to African Union Member States in August 2021. The Member States who…