BDP congress boosts small-scale entrepreneurs

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Most accommodation facilities here were fully booked to capacity as hundreds of democrats descended on the town for the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) congress, which took place over the weekend.

On Tuesday, The Monitor went around the town and discovered that most of the lodges and hotels in the town were booked to capacity, as confirmed by hotel officials.

The congress brought an economic boost for small-scale entrepreneurs who took advantage of the event as they provided a variety of services to delegates and attendants.Vendors sold airtime, fat cakes, tea and chips at different points around town.

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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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