Banners
Banners

Latest News

Botswana National Front Central Committee (BNFCC) over the weekend res...
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has raised a concern over the rising n...
Botswana Prisons Service has committed to start a video conferencing f...
The High Court has for the second time interdicted the Botswana Red Cr...
Banners
Banners

Olympics athletes receive Pfizer vaccine

MQONDISI DUBE
Vaccine dash. Olympic bound athletes will receive the jab this morning. PIC. KENNEDY RAMOKONE
The Botswana National Olympics Committee (BNOC) chairperson, Botsang Tshenyego says local athletes who have qualified for the Olympic Games will receive Pfizer's vaccine shots this week.

Mmegi Sport has learnt the vaccines will be administered this morning, as the athletes take the final step before boarding the plane to Tokyo next month. The Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Tumiso Rakgare had told journalists in Gaborone on Wednesday, athletes will be inoculated without giving timelines.

BNOC’s Tshenyego told Mmegi Sport on the sidelines of a media engagement session held on Wednesday, the team will start getting jabs of the Pfizer vaccine this week.

“Pfizer is already here. I think it was preferred as it does not require a second shot, a single dose is sufficient. The

Banners
athletes have gone for counselling and as far as I know, no one has rejected the vaccine, but they are at liberty to decide,” Tshenyego said.

He said vaccination is not a requirement for athletes and officials, as they will stay in a bio-bubble. A negative COVID-19 test certificate is a requirement. Tokyo hosts the games from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

There were global concerns over Tokyo’s readiness to host the games amid rising COVID-19 cases in Japan and a slow vaccination programme.

However, organisers have maintained the games, which were postponed from last year, will go ahead.



Sport

Banners
Banners ?>

Selefu

Kwa Botswana ke fitlhetse moupudu o budule

Latest Frontpages

Todays Paper Todays Paper Todays Paper Todays Paper Todays Paper Todays Paper
Banners
Adana Escort Adıyaman Escort Afyon Escort Ağrı Escort Aksaray Escort Amasya Escort Ankara Escort Antalya Escort Antep Escort Ardahan Escort Artvin Escort Aydın Escort Balıkesir Escort Bartın Escort Batman Escort Bayburt Escort Bilecik Escort Bingöl Escort Bitlis Escort Bolu Escort Burdur Escort Bursa Escort Çanakkale Escort Çankırı Escort Çorum Escort Denizli Escort Diyarbakır Escort Düzce Escort Edirne Escort Erzincan Escort Elazığ Escort Erzurum Escort Eskişehir Escort Giresun Escort Gümüşhane Escort Hakkari Escort Hatay Escort Iğdır Escort Isparta Escort İskenderun Escort İstanbul Escort İzmir Escort İzmit Escort Karabük Escort Karaman Escort Kars Escort Kastamonu Escort Kayseri Escort Kıbrıs Escort Kırıkkale Escort Kırklareli Escort Kırşehir Escort Kilis Escort Kocaeli Escort Konya Escort Kütahya Escort Malatya Escort Manisa Escort Maraş Escort Mardin Escort Mersin Escort Muğla Escort Muş Escort Nevşehir Escort Niğde Escort Ordu Escort Osmaniye Escort Rize Escort Sakarya Escort Samsun Escort Siirt Escort Sinop Escort Sivas Escort Şırnak Escort Tekirdağ Escort Tokat Escort Trabzon Escort Tunceli Escort Urfa Escort Uşak Escort Van Escort Yalova Escort Yozgat Escort Zonguldak Escort Alaçatı Escort Aliağa Escort Alsancak Escort Bornova Escort Buca Escort Çeşme Escort Çiğli Escort Gaziemir Escort Karşıyaka Escort fethiye escort iskenderun escort iskenderun escort iskenderun escort iskenderun escort iskenderun escort