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LISTERIOSIS OUTBREAK IN SOUTH AFRICA
LISTERIOSIS OUTBREAK IN SOUTH AFRICA

The general public is hereby notified of an outbreak of Listeriosis in South AFrica. A total of 557 laboratory confirmed cases and 36 deaths have been reported from all provinces. Most cases and death were reported from Gauteng (62%) and Western Cape (17%).

PRICING OF GOODS IN LOCAL CURRENCY
PRICING OF GOODS IN LOCAL CURRENCY

The Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI) is greatly concerned by the practice of businesses pricing their merchandise in other currencies than Pula which is the legal tender and official currency of Botswana. This could mean consumers are made to pay in Pula currency without taking the exchange rate differential into consideration. This amounts to unfair business practice in which consumers do not enjoy their money's worth.

Import Notification-Department Agribusiness Botswana
Import Notification-Department Agribusiness Botswana

Please note the following import restrictions as announced by the Department of Agribusiness on December 07 2017


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KAZUNGULA BRIDGE PROJECT BEHIND SCHEDULE
KAZUNGULA BRIDGE PROJECT BEHIND SCHEDULE

Heavy rains and water logging at the site for package 2 of the Kazungula bridge project has caused delays in construction. This was highlighted by the district officer (development) Mr Mpho Leboane when briefing full council....Read


Zambia and Botswana sign OSBP Contract
Zambia and Botswana sign OSBP Contract

Zambia and Botswana have signed a contract with Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Group Company Limited of China (AFECC) for the construction of One Stop Border Post (OSBP) facilities at Kazungula Border on the Zambian side at a cost of more than K263 million....Read


BOBS trains importers
BOBS trains importers

Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) will on Thursday 11th August 2016 conduct a workshop for traders where information regarding the Standards (Import Inspection) Regulations will be discussed. The workshop will be held at BOBS offices starting 0830hrs and all importers are invited to attend. ...Read


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