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20-Oct-2019 to 14:32

Botswana: Of tight election and sweltering heat waves

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Department of Meteorological Services said Sunday that there will be a significant increase in temperatures over the country from the 20th October 2019 into the intervening week.

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19-Oct-2019 to 23:57

Botswana poll campaign rhetorics anger gays

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana gay rights group and activists have condemned political figures during the campaigns ahead of the general election scheduled for 23 October, APA can reveal here Saturday.

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19-Oct-2019 to 23:43

Botswana poverty hits upward trajectory despite eradication programs

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The number of people living in extreme poverty in Botswana is increasing again after several years of decline, the Ministry of Local government and Rural Development said in a new report seen by APA on Saturday.

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18-Oct-2019 to 15:00

Botswana jittery about contagion effects of sluggish S/Africa economy

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s central bank has warned that sluggish economic performance of South Africa could spill over to Botswana.

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18-Oct-2019 to 12:11

Botswana bishops call on voters to cast votes wisely

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As the electoral campaign heats up pitting the ruling Botswana Democratic Party(BDP) against a number of opposition parties Botswana Catholic Bishops have issued a pastoral letter calling all citizens to cast their ballots wisely.

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17-Oct-2019 to 14:16

Botswana opposition threatens to reject poll results

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — With less than eight days before Botswana heads to the polls, the country’s main opposition group has threatened not to accept the results unless the Directorate of Intelligence Services (DIS) stops its alleged interference in electoral processes.

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17-Oct-2019 to 13:20

Botswana: Secretive diamond deal dominates presidential debate

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A decision by the Botswana government and diamond giant De Beers to keep their sales agreement secretive dominated a presidential debate aired live on the national television late Wednesday.

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