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19-Jan-2020 to 14:40

Botswana: Africa advised not close door on EPAs

APA-Gaborone-(Botswana) — An economic expert has advised Africa not to close its door on Economic Partnership Agreements which they have negotiated with the European Union (EU), APA can reveal here on Sunday.

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16-Jan-2020 to 15:06

Botswana loses more rhinos as war against poachers slips away

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Poaching of endangered rhinos appears to be reaching crisis levels in Botswana amid reports that the country continues to lose more of its protected animals to poachers, APA learned here on Thursday.

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16-Jan-2020 to 05:52

Botswana court grants opposition access to poll material

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's High court has granted the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) permission to inspect materials used in last year’s disputed elections.

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15-Jan-2020 to 13:33

Botswana: Hunger stalks SADC as lean season beckons

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A record 45 million people in Southern African are food insecure as the region enters the peak of the lean season (January-March 2020), a report released by the World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday shows.

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14-Jan-2020 to 18:59

Botswana’s mining industry in dire straits

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — State run Statistics Botswana has revealed that the country’s mining industry is facing serious problems, APA can reveal here on Tuesday.

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14-Jan-2020 to 07:27

Botswana: IEC to block opposition request to inspect election material

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has filed notice of intention to contest a High Court order allowing the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) to inspect election material as part of the ongoing challenge of last year’s polls.

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08-Jan-2020 to 11:25

Botswana: Worrying increase in rape, murder cases

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana experienced a worrying increase in cases of rape and murder during the just-ended festive season, police said on Wednesday.

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