Low inflation offers scope for property investment

The drop in the annual inflation rate coupled with reduced interest rates and low fuel prices should provide room for Batswana to invest in property, analysts have advised.

The Central Bank last month reduced the bank rate by a percentage point to a 25 year low of 6.5 percent as inflation also fell to a four decade year low of 2.8 percent in February from 3.6 percent in January.

The slowing down of price increases, which is anchored by the drop in fuel prices, together with the reduced cost of borrowing has worked to improve disposable incomes for Batswana.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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