Botswana Grants Globalstar's First International Terrestrial Spectrum Approval
[CIO] Globalstar, Inc. announced that the Botswana Communications Regulator Authority (BOCRA) has granted terrestrial authority to Globalstar's Botswana subsidiary to provide terrestrial mobile broadband services over 16.5 MHz of S-band spectrum at 2483.5 to 2500 MHz.
Investing in Boy Child Vital
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Positive upbringing of the boy child can help bring better knowledge and understanding on how to support life time partners.
Warning Signs Flash As Governance Progress Slows
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Forty of Africa's 55 nations have improved their standards of governance in the past decade, while only 12 have seen a decline. But the rate of improvement has slowed in recent years.
Progressive Botswana Court Affirms That Legal Recognition of Gender Identity At Core of Human Dignity
[Daily Maverick] For the second time in two years, the Botswana courts have shown themselves to be champions of jurisprudence which acknowledges the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons and their right to equal protection before the law. By TASHWILL ESTERHUIZEN.
Society Raises Awareness About Condition
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Problems facing people with albinism continue to bedevil many countries across Africa and Botswana is not an exception.
President Khama Writes an Open Letter to President Mugabe
[Government of Botswana] Dear President Mugabe,
Khama Meets AU Chief
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -African Union deputy chairperson, Mr Thomas Quartey has described Botswana as a shining example of true democracy and visionary leadership in Africa.
Cote d'Ivoire, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal Improve Governance - But...
[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] Dakar -The 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), launched today by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, reveals that the continent's Overall Governance trajectory remains positive on average, but in recent years has moved at a slower pace.Â As many countries struggle to build on recent progress or to reverse negative trends, and as concerns emerge in some key sectors, the Foundation is calling for vigilance on the continent's future.
Masisi Hands Over House
[Botswana Daily News] Maleshe -Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi says President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama needs to be applauded for the good job he has done in ensuring that the nation is united.
Zuma Salutes Khama
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -South Africa President, Mr Jacob Zuma says President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama's 'sterling work' in the region has not gone unnoticed.
Boxing - Professional Boxing Body Faces Challenges
[Botswana Daily News] Mogoditshane -Newly established Professional Boxing Association of Botswana (PBAB) is still finding it difficult to keep the ball rolling due to numerous challenges bedeviling the organisation.
Technical Colleges Fail Target - Molao
[Botswana Daily News] Ramotswa -Technical colleges still fail to attract enough students as per the quota allocated by the government for sponsorship.
Elias Strikes Gold for Tafic
[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Tafic young prolific striker, Mbatshi Elias was the toast of the town on Saturday afternoon when his well taken goal on the 16th minute of their BTC Premiership encounter against Jwaneng Galaxy secured them maximum points.
Mogae Chairs African of the Year Prize Committee
[Daily Trust] A former President of Botswana, Festus G. Mogae has formally assumed the Chair of the Prize Committee for African of the Year award.
'Mugabe No Longer Has Regional Backing'
[News24Wire] Botswana's President Ian Khama has told his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe to step down as he no longer has any regional support to cling on to power, says a report.
We're Presidents Not Monarchs, Botswana's Khama Tells Mugabe
[East African] Botswana's President Ian Khama says Zimbabwe's veteran leader Robert Mugabe needs to step down from power.
President Jacob Zuma Arrives in Botswana for the 4th Session of SA-Botswana Bi-National Commission
[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has this evening arrived in Botswana to participate in and co-chair the 4th Session of the South Africa- Botswana Bi-National Commission (BNC).
Botswana First Country Outside U.S. to Expand Spectrum
[CAJ News] Gaborone -BOTSWANA is set to receive expanded spectrum after authorities granted authority to a local subsidiary of America's Globalstar for terrestrial mobile broadband services. The Botswana Communications Regulator Authority (BOCRA) has granted the company authority for services over 16.5 MHz of S-band spectrum at 2483.5 to 2500 MHz. Globalstar, the provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, filed its application for terrestrial authority in Botswana in early 2017. With BOCRA's approval, Botswana becom
Bean Price Slash Inevitable
[Botswana Daily News] Qabo -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has supported the decision by Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) to slash purchase price for grade-one beans from P700 to P450 per 50kg bag.
International Tennis Tourney in Offing
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -An international tournament is in the offing, courtesy of Giving More Foundation Botswana.