Tricky times ahead for the vaccine hesitant

Arms ready: Vaccine mandates may become necessary to avoid the expiry of the three million doses government has in hand PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Arms ready: Vaccine mandates may become necessary to avoid the expiry of the three million doses government has in hand PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The announcement this week by government that it has secured all 4.7 million COVID-19 vaccines it ordered, is likely to reduce the amount of time hesitant or reluctant people have to remain unvaccinated in the country, notes Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI

Letshego Holdings, the country’s largest microlender employing 148 people across 16 branches in Botswana, has become one of the first companies locally that have requested workers to get vaccinated or stay away from the office.

“Letshego has made the decision to only allow vaccinated employees to work from the office or branches,” a spokesperson told Mmegi this week.

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Tighten the law on drug dealers

Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people amongst our society and as such they have come up with tight strategies on how to push their business.Drug addiction is bad, and while the individual on drugs sometimes might have been the one who...

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