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07-Jan-2020 to 06:08

Botswana opposition appeals ruling on poll petitions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's opposition coalition, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), is appealing against a High Court judgment that dismissed petitions in which it was challenging the outcome of last year’s general elections.

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03-Jan-2020 to 21:00

Botswana: Agency accused of terrorizing citizens

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The opposition in Gaborone on Friday said that the opponents of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) were being abducted by the Directorate of Intelligence Security and Security (DISS).

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23-Dec-2019 to 19:24

Botswana steps up efforts to curb escalating rhino poaching

APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Botswana through the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Monday said it has taken a decesion to curb escalating rhino poaching incidents.

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23-Dec-2019 to 19:21

Botswana Court dismisses election petitions

— A panel of three High court judges has dismissed election petitions launched by opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) with cost.

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18-Dec-2019 to 09:19

Botswana staring hunger in 2020 – FAO

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is likely to experience a reduced cereal output during the current 2019/20 farming season on the back of unfavourable weather conditions, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation warned on Wednesday.

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16-Dec-2019 to 12:42

Botswana: Masisi-Khama feud a ticking timebomb - Opposition

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Alliance for Progressives (AP) on Monday warned that the ongoing spat between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor Ian Khama is likely to have serious repercussions on the country.

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15-Dec-2019 to 14:41

Botswana ruling party calls for dismissal of post-poll petitions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has called on the High Court to dismiss 16 petitions filed by the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) on a technicality for allegedly failing to prove that there were irregularities in some constituencies during the country’s general elections held in October, APA learnt here on Sunday.

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