24-Mar-2021 to 13:19

Botswana tightens COVID-19 restrictions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has tightened COVID-19 restrictions for amid fears that cases of the virus are spreading across the southern African country, an official said on Wednesday.

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19-Mar-2021 to 08:54

Five Zimbabwean refugees contest repatriation to their country

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Five Zimbabwean refugees have lodged a complaint against the Botswana government over its decision to repatriate them back to their country, an official said on Friday.

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16-Mar-2021 to 07:30

Masisi canvases for support for Botswana’s SADC candidate

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Monday met his Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi as he continued with his diplomatic charm offensive to galvanise support for Botswana’s pick for the Southern African Development Community top post.

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24-Feb-2021 to 10:34

Botswana's Masisi slams murder of Italian envoy in DRC

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has condemned the “barbaric” killing of Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, describing the development as a setback to efforts to restore normalcy in the eastern part of the DRC.

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19-Feb-2021 to 11:07

Botswana, Namibia agree to strengthen ties

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana and Namibia have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the areas of agriculture, health, trade and immigration, International Affairs and Cooperation Minister Lemogang Kwape has said.

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11-Feb-2021 to 00:09

Botswana's death-row executions draw criticism

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have called on the Botswana government to reconsider its position on the death penalty following this week’s execution of two death row inmates.

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29-Jan-2021 to 07:44

Botswana ranked second least corrupt African country

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana remained the second least corrupt African country for the second year running in 2020 after Seychelles, according to the latest corruption perception report published by Transparent International on Thursday.

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