The University of Botswana will spend P7.8 million to provide students with free simcards as part of measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on teaching and learning.  read more
last updated on 03-06-2020


After implementing COVID-19 precautionary measures proclaimed by WHO and the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the University of Botswana is now ready to resume academic activities.  read more
last updated on 28-05-2020
It always has to start somewhere. For Professor Mosepele Mosepele, the journey was a vicarious experience at tender age in the Operating Room at the Mahalapye District Hospital.   read more
last updated on 26-05-2020
A University of Botswana team of engineers and product designers which has been working closely with medical experts on a number of projects as part of the university’s COVID-19 response, is on the verge of breaking through with production of a ventilator.  read more
last updated on 22-05-2020
The University of Botswana on May 12, 2020 organized an induction course for its Protection Services staff as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  read more
last updated on 13-05-2020


International students who are on lockdown at the University of Botswana have received food hampers worth more than P40 000 from various donors.   read more
last updated on 28-04-2020
Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital  (SKMTH) management has applauded the University of Botswana for heeding the call to localize the production and provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for COVID-19 frontline health workers.  read more
last updated on 22-04-2020
​​​​​​​As the University of Botswana continues to develop innovative solutions towards responding to societal challenges, once again it has designed and produced a clinically sound ventilation hood and face mask for COVID-19 patients.   read more
last updated on 17-04-2020
The University of Botswana has developed three computer software tools that will assist the Ministry of Health and Wellness in the management and monitoring of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.  read more
last updated on 15-04-2020
The University of Botswana has donated 80 litres of Topical Solution hand sanitizers to Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital (SKMTH). The hand sanitizers were handed over during a short ceremony held at the University of Botswana’s Faculty of Medicine on April 7, 2020.  read more
last updated on 09-04-2020
The University of Botswana has designed a face shield that can be used as part of protective gear for medical personnel involved in the fight against COVID-19.  read more
last updated on 06-04-2020
University of Botswana scientists have produced hand sanitizers in an effort to help fight COVID-19. The production is an initiative of School of Pharmacy students in the Faculty of Health Science.  read more
last updated on 07-04-2020


The University of Botswana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Australia’s University of Adelaide. The MoU was signed in Australia in February this year.   read more
last updated on 24-03-2020
The introduction of local languages in the curriculum in the country will enrich democracy, social cohesion, human rights, and patriotism, says Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs, Professor Oathokwa Nkomazana.  read more
last updated on 18-03-2020
The Hepatitis B Virus Study has generated a positive impact, creating a huge awareness on the University of Botswana community about the virus, transmission, pathogenesis and treatment.  read more
last updated on 17-03-2020
University of Botswana has been awarded Best Tertiary and Overall Institution in Blood Transfusion. Last year, 973 students volunteered to donate blood to the national blood bank.  read more
last updated on 12-03-2020
University of Botswana and Botswana National Productivity Centre (BNPC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise, expand and strengthen their working relations in areas of research, training and resource exchange.  read more
last updated on 12-03-2020
Twenty-six experts and professionals from different government and none government entities as well as the private sector have successfully completed the SOLTRAIN IV training on solar water heaters.  read more
last updated on 16-03-2020
With the United States of America aiming to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, Botswana has a lot to offer in terms of management and innovation against the scourge. As such, the US can, while offering assistance, also learn something innovative from Botswana.  read more
last updated on 10-03-2020
A total of 2 380 people have been trained in different solar energy aspects through Southern African Solar Thermal Training and Demonstration Initiative (SOLTRAIN) in the SADC region since inception in 2009.  read more
last updated on 16-03-2020

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