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23-Aug-2019 to 18:53

Botswana climate change committee roars into life

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s committee on climate change is set to burst into life following a decision by the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism to recruit individuals and institutions to be part of the body.

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23-Aug-2019 to 18:08

Botswana looks to Hollywood for economic salvation

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — With his vision fixed on transforming the economy towards a knowledge based economy, President Mokgweetsi Masisi believes that roping in Hollywood producers will be just what the doctor ordered for the southern African country.

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22-Aug-2019 to 13:44

Botswana: "Blue card" for citizens married to foreigners

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As part of an ongoing effort to ensure that its citizens who have married foreign nationals and renounced their citizenship do not cut ties with their next of kin, Botswana has introduced a card that will enable them to stay indefinitely in the country.

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21-Aug-2019 to 15:38

Botswana battles human-wildlife conflict

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is battling to contain conflict between humans and wildlife, especially elephants and buffalos, it has emerged.

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19-Aug-2019 to 19:11

Botswana: Embracing art to diversify economy

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Following decades of failure to come up with concrete initiatives that could help Botswana wean off its economy from dependence on diamonds-the southern country is now considering a less explored route-the arts industry.

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19-Aug-2019 to 12:47

Botswana: SMEs holding key to Masisi’s political survival?

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi is under pressure to unlock growth, investment and create jobs ahead of general elections slated for October this year.

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15-Aug-2019 to 12:59

Solar holds key to Botswana’s power crisis

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A dire shortage of electricity has pushed Botswana to the edge, forcing it to shift from coal-fired plants to solar energy projects.

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