26-Feb-2020 to 13:40

Botswana recalls S/African-produced tinned pilchards

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana said Wednesday that it has ordered the removal of certain brands of tinned pilchards from shelves that were imported from neighbouring South Africa.

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25-Feb-2020 to 11:24

Botswana brushes off Chinese and Russian mafia haven tag

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Tuesday denied as untrue reports that it is a Chinese and Russian Mafia haven as reported in one of the local papers.

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24-Feb-2020 to 11:05

Botswana in fresh elephant hunting battle with animal rights groups

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Monday reacted sharply to continued criticism by international animal rights groups for its decision to lift a 2014 hunting ban.

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22-Feb-2020 to 13:31

Botswana executes another death row inmate

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Prison Service on Saturday confirmed the execution of Mmika Mpe who was sentenced to death for the murder of his employer Reinette Johanna Vorster of Gantsi in the west of the country.

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21-Feb-2020 to 10:24

Botswana announces evacuation plan for citizens from China’s Wuhan

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Following an outcry by its citizens, Botswana on Friday confirmed that it has taken a decision to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan city in China which is the epicentre of the coronavirus.

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19-Feb-2020 to 16:37

Batswana plead to be evacuated from Coronavirus-hit China

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — At least 25 Botswana citizens residing in the Chinese city of Wuhan that is at the centre of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) have pleaded with the Gaborone authorities to evacuate them to the southern African country as they fear for their safety, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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19-Feb-2020 to 14:58

Domestic violence: Politician’s wife sues MP for defamation

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — What was ruling National African Congress lawmaker Boy Mamabolo thinking when he accused opposition Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) leader Julius Malema of violently abusing his wife during a parliament session?

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