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29-Jun-2022 to 09:42

Ex-Botswana leader calls for global ban on hunting trophy imports

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana president Ian Khama has appealed to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other leaders to ban hunting trophy imports as part of a global campaign to save elephants and other animals from extinction.

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29-Jun-2022 to 08:52

Botswana, De Beers extend rough diamond sale pact

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government and the De Beers Group have extended by a year an agreement under which a jointly owned diamond mine sells the bulk of its rough gems to the global giant.

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06-Jun-2022 to 17:59

African leaders in post-succession feuds

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The history of contemporary African politics is littered with some long-running disputes between sitting presidents and the leaders they replaced often democratically.

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07-May-2022 to 07:53

Air Botswana resumes direct flights to Zambia, Zimbabwe

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Air Botswana resumed direct flights on Friday between Gaborone and the capitals of neighbouring Zambia and Zimbabwe, the airline has announced.

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04-May-2022 to 04:56

Botswana denies persecuting former president Khama

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government has dismissed as false allegations by the country’s former president Ian Khama that he is being persecuted by the Gaborone administration and that his life is in danger.

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02-May-2022 to 12:21

Khama appointed patron of African heritage museum

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana president Ian Khama has been appointed patron of the Pan African Heritage Museum, a Ghana-based facility showcasing the continent’s heritage.

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15-Apr-2022 to 05:55

Botswana reaffirms pledge to donate 500 elephants to Mozambique

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana still stands by its pledge to translocate 500 elephants to Mozambique and is committed to seeing this happening in the “near future”, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Thursday.

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