General

Block Eight Clinic Poses No Threat

Block 8 clinic in Gaborone does not pose any danger to residents of Block 8 as a holding clinic for Ebola. Responding to a question in Parliament, the Assistant Minister for Health Dr Alfred Madigele said Block 8 was identified and selected as an isolation centre for suspected and confirmed cases of highly infectious diseases […]

Business & Finance

DWNP Trains 50 People Under Poverty Eradication

Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) has trained 50 beneficiaries from Ngamiland district in fisheries under the poverty eradication programme. In an interview with an official from the department, Mr Kaelo Nkile explained that the training was done in two phases. The first batch of 21 beneficiaries completed their training last week and 29 […]

General

Omidyar Network Gives Maths and Science a boost Through its Investment in Siyavula Education

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 19, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — Omidyar Network today announced its investment in Siyavula Education, an education technology company that enables learners to improve their performance in high school mathematics and science through technology-empowered learning. Around the world, countries have recognised that a critical element to fuel innovation and economic growth is […]

Governance

Relationship Between Employer, Employee Crucial

The relationship between the employer and the employee is important because workers spend almost 90 per cent of their time in the workplace, says the Directorate on Public Service Management (DPSM) director, Ms Ruth Maphorisa. Speaking at the fourth BOFEPUSU congress in Gaborone over the weekend, Ms Maphorisa said the relations between the two were […]

Governance

Ralotsia Acknowledges Sebele Water Loss

The Ministry of Agriculture has acknowledged the challenge of water loss at Sebele, which is due to old pipelines that need to be rehabilitated. Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Mr Patrick Ralotsia told Parliament that in March 2010 a project to rehabilitate the water and sewage system at Sebele was started, but was stalled due to […]

Governance

Projects Deferred Due to Shortage of Funds

Several projects scheduled for National Development Plan 10 (NDP) including the Masunga library were deferred on account of shortage of fund due to the global economic crisis. Responding to a question in Parliament, Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu said he could not state with certainty when the public library will be […]