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Irene Shone
  • My Star participants knew there was no money - Organisers

    The famed My Star talent show winner, Otsile Motlotle says he has wasted his resources investing in the competition believing that at the end, he will have much to reap in terms of monetary reward like previous winners.However, the show producer...

  • Thatched housing contributes to deforestation - KCS researcher

    Not only has climate change deteriorated natural landscapes in Botswana, it has also plunged rural livelihoods in poverty.Researcher and Programs Director at Kalahari Research and Conservation (KRC) Dr Moses Selebatso says the use of grass, wood and...

  • Civil society lags behind in climate change mitigation

    It is high time Botswana engaged civil society more in climate change issues, Chief Executive Officer of Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (BOCONGO), Monametsi Sokwe , has said.He said the COP-27 Action for Climate Empowerment (AEC)...

  • Governments urged to make progress on priority areas at COP-27

    National Governments are urged to make progress in four priority areas of mitigation, adaptation, loss and damage, and finance,at COP-27, next week.Executive Secretary of United Nations (UN) Climate Change, Simon Stiell says, it's important for...

  • Masisi urges UN to rethink Adaptation Financing

    President Dr. Mokgweetsi Masisi has urged the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to revise adaptation financing for effective implementation of adaptation actions, arguing that the project-based approach will not yield the...

  • Botswana set for COP-27

    Botswana is on the right track in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the targets agreed under the Paris Agreement.Prof Baleseng Moseki of the Department of Biological Sciences at University of Botswana says that as developing...

  • Miss Botswana celebrated at church on her first Sunday as queen

    Bible Life Ministries Tlokweng celebrated their fellow worshipper and newly-crowned Miss Botswana, Lesego Chombo at church this past Sunday.In Lesego's world, nothing is possible without God's presence. Her first Sunday at church as the...

  • Botswana readies for COP-27

    Climate change is bound to increase vulnerabilities that exist within communities in Botswana, studies continue to show, local climate change researcher and a fellow at PlanAdapt, Chandapiwa Molefe has cautioned.She was speaking at Media for...

  • Parents advised to be vigilant as childhood cancer rages on

    Founder of Diary of a Cancer Survivor Organisation, Nadine Motshegwe, battled cancer when she was only 16 years old and had to undergo Chemotherapy.No sooner had she been cleared of the cancer than it recurred three months later. She was diagnosed...

  • WHO helps countries operationalise new Health strategy

    African health ministers have last week adopted a new eight-year regional strategy to transform health security and emergency response within the region.This comes after the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on fragile health systems. World...

  • Lorraine Ditsebe features BuddyNice on new single

    Lorraine Ditsebe has just dropped a single dubbed 'Own Your Crown', featuring Buddynice, last week.The song was produced in South Africa by Buddynice and recorded in Gaborone, at Lloyd Bw's studio.'Own your Crown' is, actually a...

  • UN Climate change conference

    The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP-27 ) to the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (UNFCCC) is underway and expected to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh Egypt, this year.Communications Associate at UNDP Botswana, Tlhaloso says the event...

  • UNDP Strives to Address Climate Change in Botswana

    United Nations Development programmes (UNDP) Botswana, is working tirelessly to address climate change issues within the country.Communications Associate at UNDP Botswana, Lebogang Tlhaloso says they are working on mitigation measures to address...

  • Climate Change Effects on the Rise

    Physical and socioeconomic impacts of climate change are anticipated to be increasingly devastating this season.This is according to a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). It actually highlights the huge...

  • WHO helps countries operationalise new Health strategy

    African health ministers have last week adopted a new eight-year regional strategy to transform health security and emergency response within the region.This comes after the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on fragile health systems. World...

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