14-Feb-2020 to 09:41

Botswana NGO slams forced repatriation of Zimbabwe refugees

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Rights group Botswana Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) on Friday expressed concern over reports that President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s government plans to forcibly repatriate Zimbabwean refugees next week.

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12-Feb-2020 to 14:24

UK animal activists fume over Botswana elephant auction

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — United Kingdom animal activists have called on the Botswana government to reverse its decision to auction more than 60 elephants, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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11-Feb-2020 to 05:52

Botswana ‘renews’ commitment to AU

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has pledged to “renew” his country’s commitment following a turbulent relationship between the continental body and his predecessor Ian Khama, APA learnt here Monday.

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06-Feb-2020 to 11:41

Botswana: Suspected Coronavirus cases test negative

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — All five suspected cases of Novel Coronavirus in Botswana have tested negative, health authorities announced on Thursday.

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05-Feb-2020 to 14:46

Coronavirus: Botswana, China agree on travel restrictions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana and China have agreed to limit travel by citizens of both countries as part of measures to reduce the spread of the deadly Coronavirus that has triggered global panic in recent weeks after claiming hundreds of lives in the Asian country.

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05-Feb-2020 to 08:27

SADC commends Malawi court for presidential poll verdict

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Wednesday commended Malawi’s top court for upholding the country’s constitution by ordering fresh presidential elections after the opposition raised the red flag over alleged irregularities.

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03-Feb-2020 to 15:04

Botswana anchors budget on knowledge-based economy

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s economic transformation from a middle class to high-income status will commence with the 2020/21 budget and continue to be perfected in the long run, Finance Minister Thapelo Matsheka announced on Monday.

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