“Covid-19 vaccine boost: Billionaire Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong to invest in Botswana”

The article mentions that the South African-born billionaire Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong looks set to establish a Covid-19 and cancer vaccine centre in “investor-friendly” Botswana. This was announced by Gaborone after Soon-Shiong and Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will, among other things, “initiate the transfer of biological manufacturing technology for Covid-19 […] “Nantworks to set up in Botswana”

The article that appears on mentions that the Press Secretary to the President, Batlhalefi David Leagajang recently announced Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong’s intentions of doing business in Botswana saying that “the Government of Botswana is confident that Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) vaccines will be manufactured in Botswana in the near future”. The article presents that Botswana and NantWorks signed a Memorandum of Understanding on […]

MmegiOnline: “Masisi’s multi-billionaire vaccine connection vows to deliver”

MmegiOnline’s staff writer reports that Patrick Soon-Shiong, a South African-born multibillionaire based in the US, is vowing to move quickly beyond the agreement he signed recently with Botswana and speedily establish vaccine manufacturing in the country. While well-meaning Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) have been signed before with little ground or progress made after that, Soon-Shiong […]