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Malnutrition cases due to shortage of food ration

The increasing cases of mulnutrition in the Kweneng district has been attributed to shortage of food commodities resulting in the insufficient supply to primary schools and health facilities in some...

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VP meets 90-90-90 treatment target Ambassador

Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi says Botswana firmly supports the 90-90-90 initiative. Speaking during a courtesy call by UNAIDS officials, Mr Masisi said Botswana was one of the countries that...

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Botswana: MoH receives malaria vehicles

Botswana is recognised as a frontrunner for the position of the first country to eliminate malaria in the Elimination 8 (E8) group of countries. Speaking at the official hand over of 5 (4x4) Ford...

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VP donates to flood victims

The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi on Tuesday donated food hampers, clothes and blankets to three families who were affected by floods in Moshupa. Some parts of Moshupa experienced heavy rains...

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BMC clinic to offer ARV treatment

Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) chief executive officer, Dr Akolang Tombale, says they have upgraded their clinic to start offering anti-retroviral treatment to its staff. Speaking at the...

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Diversified farming pays for young farmer

Climate variability is the greatest threat to the long-term economic viability of dryland farms. In order to counter these uncertainties, many farmers turned to diversification as aa survival...

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Botswana: Recurring droughts affect farming

Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse, says the country has been experiencing severe drought that affected both arable and pastoral farming. Addressing a kgotla meeting at Semolale...

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Flooding river halts movements in Sepako

Nata police are monitoring the situation in Sepako after they received a report on Thursday evening that the river, which passes through the village, was flooding. Speaking in an interview on Friday,...

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Cattle feeding essential for drought

The Veterinary and Animal Health office in Selebi Phikwe has urged livestock farmers to take precautionary measures during the drought season that has impacted negatively on the country to avoid...

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Storm leaves two dead, 250 homeless

Two people have died and about 250 were left homeless after a storm hit Bobonong on November 19. In an interview, Bobonong police station commander, Superintendent Paul Seoko, said a seven-year old...

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Demand strains water corporation

Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) is anticipating an increase in water shortages in the Boteti Sub district during the course of the year due to decline in yield of boreholes. Addressing Boteti...

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Water shortage hits Princess Marina

Low or unavailability of water has forced Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) to prioritise patients requiring operations, thus giving priority to emergency patients as well as urgent cases. A press...

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Bobirwa determined to fight Malaria

Author: Goratileone Kgwadu The head of Bobirwa District Health Management Team (DHMT) has told councillors that his team was keen to eliminate Malaria from the sub-district. Giving a presentation on...

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Govt tackles water crisis

Huge developmental budget channeled towards Ministry of Mineral Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR) is a clear demonstration of the government commitment to clamp down on water crisis bedeviling the...

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HIV incidence cases reduce

Author: Lucretia Chima Cases of HIV incidence have marginally reduced, NACA acting deputy national coordinator has said. Mr Joseph Kefas said this during the Vision 2016 national stakeholder...

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Zimbabwean refugees must go home – Kgathi

Author: Manowe Motsaathebe Refugees must go back home when conditions that forced them into Botswana are no longer prevalent in their countries, Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw...

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NACA to resuscitate some NGOs

National AIDS Coordinating Agency (NACA) coordinator, Ms Grace Muzila, says the agency is working round the clock to resuscitate some non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that closed shop due to...

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Namibian refugees want to stay

Namibian refugees at the Dukwi refugee camp have stated that they will not return to their home country and thus urged Botswana government not to turn its back on them. They said this at meeting...

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