Botswana eases medication access with e-lockers

The e-lockers, called Yarona (“For us” in Setswana), are used to dispense medication to clients with chronic conditions, including antiretroviral for HIV treatment.
Andrew Maramwidze
19 May

AI gets government support in Botswana

Botswana says it is ready to embrace artificial intelligence, especially in the education sector.

University of Botswana launches innovation centre

The centre will lift Botswana’s plan to enhance national innovation capacity framework and develop entrepreneurship.
Apr 28, 2023

Yellow Card optimistic on Botswana crypto  growth

The company is working with Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority and the reserve bank- Bank of Botswana on innovations.
Apr 26, 2023

Bridgestone’s Webfleet debuts in Botswana in expansion drive

Botswana is the third African country to unveil Bridgestone’s Webfleet solution, behind Namibia and South Africa.
Apr 26, 2023

Crypto currencies ‘safe hedge’ against currency devaluations

Binance says cryptocurrencies are a safe investment option, as they can cushion consumers against depreciating currencies.
Apr 21, 2023

Botswana seeking Southern Africa’s digital hub status

The SADC country is looking to grow its digital skills and investment as part of its ambition to attain high income status by 2036.

Africa unite under African Cybersmart Network to fight cybercrime

The Africa Cybersmart Network is a coalition of organisations across Africa that seek to promote cybersecurity and fight cybercrimes through raising awareness.
Apr 18, 2023

Botswana invites tech entrepreneurs to apply for innovation grants

Botswana is seeking innovative solutions that have completed technology readiness level or early stage research and now require funding.

Huawei broadens Botswana alliance to build ICT infrastructure

Huawei says it is committed towards promoting socio-economic development, and stimulating the digital economy in Botswana.

New tech, innovation to lift Botswana’s diamond sector

Speaking at the factory opening for new entrant HB Botswana, president Masisi lauded innovative solutions that will drive productivity and efficiency in the sector.
Mar 27, 2023

Botswana breaks into UAV market, unveils first locally manufactured drone

Botswana’s first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle will be used in anti-poaching exercises, security and surveillance purposes.

Botswana varsity hits a milestone with agrivoltaic project

The university is pioneering latest technology to build an one megawatt agrivoltaic project aimed at producing both solar energy and food.