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Keletso Thobega
  • Batswana urged to adopt technology and evolve with the times

    Botswana Digital and Innovation Hub has launched the Month of Science this Monday. It will be commemorated under the theme, 'Let's Innovate."The launch was officiated by the Ministers of Communication, Knowledge, and Technology...

  • Shaun Dinku publishes The Cradle

    Thabang Shaun Dinku recently published a new book titled The Cradle.The book is about a man from a foreign continent who has made it his life goal to find the biggest diamond in the world. Through the use of a newly developed piece of technology, he...

  • Batswana urged to adopt technology and evolve with the times

    Botswana Digital and Innovation Hub has launched the Month of Science this Monday. It will be commemorated under the theme, 'Let's Innovate."The launch was officiated by the Ministers of Communication, Knowledge, and Technology...

  • Import ban helps grow the local horticulture sector

    Production has increased to a little over 60 percent for vegetables in the past few months since the import ban - an indication that Batswana have the ability to grow the horticulture sector and other agriculture industries.Assistant Minister of...

  • CLAWS Botswana mitigates predator attacks

    Predators sometimes cause communities harm not only through injury to humans but through killing their livestock.Government spends millions of Pula to compensate victims of predator attacks, and there are many cases of predator human persecution,...

  • Many opportunities to explore (Potshot)

    A few years ago Botswana held a convention to explore the Green Economy concept and map out benefits of transition to a green economy. The principles of Sustainable Development are integral to the country’s development and socio-economic growth.On...

  • Debswana commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

    Debswana mining company has committed to paving the way in the transition to a green economy by committing to be carbon neutral by 2030.This is the mining company's efforts to protect the environment and develop an environmentally-conscious...

  • Kalahari Transfrontier Park: conservation success story

    Being a largely semi-arid area the Kgalagadi and Gantsi area is known for its dry lands and strong presence of wildlife which raises contention over issues of poaching and human-wildlife conflict.The main source of human-wildlife conflict in the area...

  • Kopong murder accused sentenced in another brutality case

    - Sentenced to 10 years imprisonmentSuspected hit man Oageng Moahi Letsholo recently earned a 10 years sentence for causing grievous bodily harm to his ex-girlfriend Kediemetse Sebobi, contrary to Section 230 of the Penal Code.Letsholo, who most...

  • Botswana meets over 70% local demand for potatoes & tomatoes

    Botswana is now able to meet over half of the national demand for tomatoes and potatoes, nearly a year after the import ban on certain vegetables was imposed, and local farmers are also motivated to improve the quality of their products to satisfy...

  • Porta cabins to address classroom shortage in schools

    - Government needs 950 million Pula for improved schools infrastructure - World Bank ReportThe Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) plans to address the challenge of classroom shortages by rolling out the construction of porta cabins...

  • Botswana’s fatality rate higher than global average

    Road traffic accidents claim over 1.3 million lives every year and remain a key socio-economic challenge.At 20.1 per 100 000, Botswana’s fatality rate is higher than the global average of 17.4%.While road accidents often occur along the A1 and A3,...

  • Ministry worried as 2000 girls quit school due to pregnancy

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has called for collaborative efforts to address the challenge of the high rate of teenage pregnancy in schools.Assistant Minister Naniki Makwinja told Parliament that the education sector is besieged...

  • Botswana anti-human trafficking laws weak

    There is a need to improve efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of ensuring Peace, Justice and Strong institutions to help Botswana combat human trafficking and trans-border crimes, which are escalating at a high rate in recent...

  • Botswana earns millions from hunting

    Botswana has earned $2.7 million (approximately 337 million Pula) from elephant hunting this year, more than double the last full hunting season 7 years ago. This year the government issued 287 licenses for elephant hunting. The hunting season in...

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