Governance

Ministry Addresses Access to Drainage

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is aware that there are some residential areas in Masunga village that have no access slabs allowing access over the storm water drains into the residential plots. Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Frans Van Der Westhuizen said the ministry through the North East […]

Governance

Minister Unaware of Kutlwano Stoppage

The minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale has told Parliament that he is not aware of any plans to stop the publication of the Kutlwano magazine. Mr Molale was responding to a question asked by Member of Parliament for Gaborone Central Mr Phenyo Butale who had wanted to know if the […]

Governance

Maternity Clinics Get Priority in Back Up Generators

The Minister of Health Ms Dorcas Makgato is aware that some clinics within greater Gaborone, District Management Health Team do not have backup generators. Answering a question in Parliament, she said the situation was worsened by high number of clinics in the country as well as financial constraints therefore it was not possible to procure […]

Governance

Goya in Rwanda

The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya left for Kigali, Rwanda to attend the Extra-Ordinary Session of The Conference of Ministers of Education of The African Union (COMEDAF) and The Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Education Post-2015 that began on February 7 and will end on February 11. According to […]

Governance

Govt Does Not Categorise Ipelegeng As Jobs

The minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr Kenneth Matambo says opposition MPs are wrong to suggest that government uses Ipelegeng Programme as a form of employment creation. In his debate of the budget speech in Parliament on Thursday February 5, the MP of Francistown South Mr Wynter Mmolotsi had charged that government seems to […]

Governance

Bureaucracy Impedes Productivity – Mosienyane

BOCCIM president, Mr Lekwalo Mosienyane says bureaucratic inertia continues to afflict the country’s business environment. Speaking at the BOPEU Budget Breakfast discussion, Mr Mosienyane said government viewed the private sector as an engine of growth, wealth creation and employment, but it was disappointing that business people continued to encounter obstacles in their endeavour to achieve […]