News & Notices

Advisory: Coronavirus

2020-02-26

 

Due to the increase  in the number of people infected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Asia,  (China,Japan,Phillipines,South Korea and Thailand), all Batswana are advised to take the following precautionary measures;

 

a) Avoid contact with sick people and large gatherings

b) Avoid touching your eyes,nose,mouth, with unwashed hands

c) Clean your hands by often washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using an alcohol based hand      sanitizer that contains at least 60%-95% alcohol

d) Always wear a mask

e) Spare reasonable cash for emergency flight ticket

f) Stockpile food and bottled water

g) Immediately consult medical institutions when your body reaches temperature of 37.5 C or higher for four day,are        feeling lethargic or experiencing shortness of breath

h) Inform your next of kin as soon as possible

 

For all those residing or visiting Japan,visit the following websites if you may experience  any symptoms consitent with the new coronavirus;

 

https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/newpage_00032.html


https://www.jnto.go.jp/emergency/eng/mi_guide.html

 

Batswana are encouraged to register with the Embassy at:

https.//botswanaembassy.or.jp/registration.php

 

In case of immediate contact with the  Embassy please call or WhatsApp;

Mr. Sejo Montsho

Minister Counselor

+81 80 4141 9935/+81 3 3550 2981

 

 




BOTSWANA 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS: NOTICE OF POLL

2019-09-19

All citizens of Botswana who are registered to vote in Japan for the 2019 General Elections are advised that voting shall be held on the 12th October, 2019 at the following polling station: Embassy of Botswana in Tokyo between the hours of 0900hrs in the morning and 1700hrs in the afternoon. Voters will cast their vote at the polling stations at which they are registered.

 

Voters are advised to bring their voter cards and valid national identity cards.

 

 




Tokyo International Conference on Africa's Development( TICAD 7)

2019-05-27

TICAD 7 Summit will be held in Yokohama, Japan from the 27-30th August 2019.The Conference will be attended by Africa leaders from the 55 African countries as well as the business sector and NGOs.On the side-lines of the Summit, will be the Japan–Africa Business Forum&Expo categorized into two:

1.       Japan Fair

 Leading Japanese companies who want to do business in Africa will be exhibiting their unique products and services for African countries.  More than 150 Japanese will participate.

2.       Africa Lounge

 

Consists of the following:

a)      National Booth:

Space dedicated for African countries where the business opportunities and investment climate of each country will be showcased.

b)      B2B Meeting space:

For exhibitors and visitors.

 

3.       Event Stage:

Various thematic presentations are planned.

Each participating country including Botswana will have a National Booth to present their business opportunities and investment climates. The Booths will be provided for free.

Participants to bear own costs for return ticket, accommodation and meals.


Venue for the event is Pacifico Yokohama Hall D.

https://www.pacifico.co.jp/english/tabid/500/Default.aspx

Who should attend?

Anybody who wants to scour the Japanese business environment, network, explore, learn Japanese best practices or collaborate.

For information on the Business Forum see the URL below link

Japan-Africa Business Forum &EXPO

https://www.jetro.go.jp/en/events/jabfe2019.html


NB:   There are two airports in Tokyo, Haneda International Airport (30 minutes from Tokyo) and Narita International Airport (1 hour from Tokyo).

 

For other enquiries contact Embassy of Botswana in Tokyo:

Tel: +81-3-5440-5676

Fax: +81-3-5765-7581

E-mail: botjap@sepia.ocn.ne.jp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Second Supplementary Voter Registration Period.

2019-04-01

The Independent Electoral Commission(IEC)of the Republic of Botswana has designated the period between 15 and 28 April 2019 for Second Supplementary Voter Registration Period.

Registration will take place at the Embassy during weekdays from 0900hrs to 1700hrs.

Kindly bring a valid Omang to be eligible to register.










Embassy of Botswana

6F, UNIZO  Shiba Yonchome Bldg, 4-5-10 Shiba, Minato-ku Tokyo, Japan

Tel: 81-3-5440-5676
Fax: 81-3-5765-7581

Registration of Nationals