“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 the 14th of December 2021 that will, among others, initiate the transfer of biological manufacturing technology for COVID-19 and cancer vaccines and next generation cell-based immunotherapies; improve health management systems and sustainable water generation at Lobu farm; and assist in the development of the Maun Science Park.

“The MOU was signed by His Excellency Dr. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, President of Botswana and Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Founder of Nantworks. Nantwork is a Calirornia-Based American multinational conglomerate holding company, that owns a number of companies in the fields of healthcare, biotech, artificial intelligence start-ups as well as a venture capital firm in the healthcare, education, science, and technology sectors.” Leagajang asserted.

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