Medical/Health Care

Conflict, Coronavirus Pandemic Threaten Refugee Protection

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi warns the coronavirus pandemic poses unparalleled challenges and threats to refugee protection at a time when conflicts are flaring up in many parts of the world. The high commissioner was speaking at the opening of the agency’s annual executive committee meeting in Geneva. The conference […]

General

Prosecutor: ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Man to Be Tried With Rebels

KIGALI – Rwanda’s prosecution on Monday said it intends to hold a joint trial of Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the 2004 film “Hotel Rwanda,” together with 16 prisoners alleged to be rebel fighters. Rusesabagina, 66, is a founder of the Rwanda Movement for Democratic Change, a coalition of opposition groups, which has an armed […]

Business & Finance

DCI lost 6.61 percent year to date

The Domestic Companies Index (DCI) lost 0.08 percent during the week ending October 2, 2020. As indicated by Stockbrokers Botswana weekly report, the index closed at 6 999.11 points from 7 004.78 points of the previous week. For the year-to-date, the index lost 6.61 percent. A total of 8 945 727 securities valued at P12 […]