Slow internet restrains competitiveness

Tshekedi Khama
Tshekedi Khama

The Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama has expressed concern over the slow internet connectivity in the country.

 “If we are going to have a competitive edge we have to keep our systems functional.   We have tourist sites where satellite internet connectivity is faster than in Gaborone, ” Khama said when he was officiating at the Botswana Consumers Fair prize giving ceremony.   “It is not good enough, we need to up our game,” he added.

Khama also spoke about the lack of internet access at airports.  The minister said in order to remain relevant and competitive, Botswana should brand herself as a prestigious business tourism destination through the provisions of high quality facilities and services, which are effectively marketed to the global audience. 

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