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The department exists to disseminate and communicate accurate, timely and balanced information to all citizens through print and online media

The department falls under the Ministry  Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration

Information Services deals with print media (DailyNews, Kutlwano) while Broadcasting Services deals with electronic media (Radio Botswana and Botswana Television). While both are under the same ministry, they are under the management of different directors.

A bureau is an office that serves as regional headquarters. The department has four: Serowe, Molepolole, Kanye and Francistown

80 000 copies are printed daily except on wekends and holidays. The Department of Government Printing and Publishing prints the DailyNews

The department has 24 offices

The news can be accessed either from our library in Gaborone or in the website. In the website (as prescribed in the website)

You can call or visit the nearest Information office to submit an invite regarding the event.

You can contact the Information office or call the reporter or photographer. Contacts can be accessed under staff profiles in this website

Contact any information office or contact our marketing unit in Gaborone (TEL: 3653500). Cost depends on the size of an advert. However, rates for online adverts differ from those of print. Refer to advertise with us section in this website

The department usually advertise whenever there is need to engage a freelancer.

Yes, we do and each picture costs P400 and is provided in a soft copy.

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