Business & Finance

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

The U.S. Government leads the globe with $12.5 billion allocated to benefit international COVID-19 response, including commitments for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and foreign assistance. We are achieving real results, helping nations around the world respond to COVID-19 and thereby protecting the homeland. We continue to ensure that the substantial U.S. […]

Auction Results (June 30)

DCI lost 4.24 percent year to date

Human Rights

Killing of Musician in Ethiopia Highlights Deep Rooted Ethnic, Political Tension

NAIROBI – At least 80 people have died in protests this week in Ethiopia following the killing of popular singer Hachalu Hundessa. Known for his political songs, Hundessa’s death has heightened ethnic tensions in Ethiopia, as the protests spread to the Oromia region, where Hundessa was born. As authorities shut down the internet in parts […]

Cameroon Journalists Blast Government Silence on Case of Missing Colleague

Wife of Former Lesotho Prime Minister Back in Prison in Murder of his Ex-Wife


Sources: Jets Hit Libya’s al-Watiya Airbase Where Turkey May Build Base

BENGHAZI – Warplanes struck overnight at an airbase that was recently recaptured by Libya’s internationally recognized government from eastern forces with help from Turkey, a military source with the eastern forces and a resident nearby said. The strikes were carried out by “unknown aircraft”, the military source with the Libyan National Army (LNA) of eastern-based […]

Anti-Racism Groups in Paris Call out Slave Trader Statues

Donations an Investment Towards Botswana’s Human Resource Capital Development

Medical/Health Care

South Africa’s Hospitals Bracing for Surge of Virus Patients

JOHANNESBURG – The nurse started crying when describing her work at a Johannesburg hospital: The ward for coronavirus patients is full, so new arrivals are sent to the general ward, where they wait days for test results. Already 20 of her colleagues have tested positive. “A lot, a lot, a lot of people are coming […]

Botswana Investigates Mystery Deaths of At Least 275 Elephants

WHO Urges African Countries Resuming Air Travel to Take Safety Measures

World Sports

ICC Rules Against Compensation for Congo’s Bemba

The International Criminal Court ruled Monday that ex-Congolese vice president and militia leader Jean-Pierre Bemba is not entitled to damages after his successful appeal of a war crimes conviction. Bemba’s lawyers failed to convince the court that their client must be compensated for the nearly $75 million they claimed he lost because of his imprisonment, […]

Lionesses to play at Langford Sevens

Basketball Africa League Unveils Official Logo


HRSA Administrator Appreciates Lessons from Botswana

With the United States of America aiming to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, Botswana has a lot to offer in terms of management and innovation against the scourge. As such, the US can, while offering assistance, also learn something innovative from Botswana. This emerged during the Administrator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ […]

Department of History Reflects on Place Names in Botswana

More than 2000 go through SOLTRAINING Initiative

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