Vaccination requirement for foreign arrivals due soon


The Ministry of Health and Wellness is due to announce the date from when all foreign arrivals in Botswana will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, Mmegi has established.

The move is one of the measures to limit the spread of the Omicron variant, first identified by Botswana about a week ago. The variant’s high number of mutations put the world under panic, with many countries imposing flight and travel bans on southern Africa, including Botswana.

The new requirement was first revealed by President Mokgweetsi Masisi in a televised address on Wednesday as part of measures to control the spread of the variant.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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