News & Events

Official Remarks for CDA Amanda Jacobsen Government of Botswana Appreciation Ceremony: Thursday, September 22, 2022

Dumelang, Bagaetsho! It is a pleasure to be here with all of you to commemorate the long-standing partnership between the United States and the Government of Botswana, and to celebrate the momentous success of Botswana’s HIV response.  Since the HIV/AIDS epidemic began in 1981, more than 84 million people worldwide have been infected with the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana 09 September 2022

Location: Botswana, countrywide. Event: U.S. citizens are urged to be cautious and vigilant when living and traveling abroad given the potential threat of terrorist attacks and extremist action against U.S. citizens and interests. As the 21st anniversary of September 11th approaches, the possibility of violence overseas may increase. Locations where crowds gather such as hotels, ...
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Military Partnership

Media Note September 10, 2022 Epic Guardian is an annual U.S. Africa Command-executed, Command-Post Exercise and Field Training Exercise designed to strengthen the ability of partner nations in the region to provide security and stability, and effectively identify and respond to crisis events. Approximately 100 U.S. service members will participate in a Field Training Exercise ...
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Two-Day Sealed-Bid Auction

The United States Embassy in Botswana will be conducting a sealed-bid auction. Items for sale: generators and vehicle engines (used). When: Saturday, September 24 & Sunday 25, from 09:00 – 16:00 Where: NOT at the Embassy; DO NOT contact the U.S. Embassy. Address:  Gaborone West Industrial Plot 22038, Unit 9 and 10 (opposite Parmalat). The ...
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U. S. Africa Command, BDF Discuss Regional Cybersecurity Posture with African Partners

Press Release September 1, 2022 May 31 to June 2, 2022, the U.S. Army Africa Command (AFRICOM) and the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) hosted a symposium on communication systems implementation and cybersecurity in Gaborone. The participants were junior enlisted soldiers from Botswana and partner African countries.  In this hybrid event, enlisted soldiers from partner nations ...
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