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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12-Apr-2022 to 08:16

Botswana detects new COVID-19 variant

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana health officials have discovered a new COVID-19 variant which is believed to be a mutation of the Omicron variant first detected in southern Africa in late 2021.

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29-Mar-2022 to 09:51

US firm constructs vaccine manufacturing plant in Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — United States-based biotech company NantWorks has partnered with the Botswana government to establish a vaccine manufacturing plant in the southern African country.

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