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Covid vaccine arrival  PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Botswana secures all 4.7m vaccines purchased

Botswana has received the final deliveries of all 4.7 million COVID-19 vaccines purchased last year, allowing the booster programme and inoculation of teenagers to accelerate, Health Ministry spokesperson, Christopher Nyanga has said in a statement.

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Turkey ambassador in Botswana, Buyukkarakas

Turkey doles out scholarships

Every year, Turkish government offers scholarships to thousands of students all over the world to continue their undergraduate or postgraduate studies in Turkish universities over a variety of academic programmes. Applications to the Turkish scholarships for the next academic year has recently opened and will be accepted until 20 Feb 2022.

Thapelo Matsheka out PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Masisi takes nemesis head on

Former Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development Thapelo Matsheka has been dropped from cabinet, apparently after a bitter fallout with his principal, President Mokgweetsi Masisi.

kgafela II PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

'Masisi never attempted to bring Kgafela home'

While President Mokgweetsi Masisi vowed during the 2019 elections campaign that he would not rest until Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela Kgosi, Kgafela II is back home, it has been claimed that no efforts have been made in that regard.

Mpho Balopi PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Challenging moment for Balopi

FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) secretary-general (SG), Mpho Balopi reportedly intends to contest for the position of chairperson in the party, and it is clear that victory for him will be a huge personal triumph.

The lap of luxury: Previous wealth reports indicated that the Okavango Delta is one of the favourite addresses for the world’s richest PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

Richest 1% in Botswana earn 20 times the national average

A new global report released by the World Inequality Lab this week estimates that the richest one percent of people in the country earned more than 20 times the average income of the rest of Batswana in 2021, underlining the gap between classes in the country. Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI reports

Still sealed. State House 4. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Khama accuses DIS of defying court order

Former president Ian Khama has accused the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) of defying a court order that was issued granting him access to his State House 4.

Another minor drowns

Another minor drowns

Few days after five minors had drowned in Mosupe River in Moshupa, another five-year-old child drowned in Extension 11, in Gaborone.

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Car wash operator pleads guilty to defilement

FRANCISTOWN: A 21-year-old man of Block 1 area readily admitted that he defiled a 13-year-old girl when he was arraigned in court on Monday.

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