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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15-Dec-2019 to 14:09

Botswana: Hunters in illegal hunting storm surrender licenses

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Two professional hunters who shot and killed a collared elephant have surrendered their hunting licenses, the Botswana government announced on Sunday.

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13-Dec-2019 to 09:03

Botswana gov't livid as hunter kills protected elephant

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Friday reacted angrily to news that a protected male elephant was shot and killed in late November in controlled hunting area in the northern part of the country.

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12-Dec-2019 to 15:15

Botswana: Red Cross sends SOS to assist four drought-affected SADC countries

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The International Federation of Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal seeking 7.7 million Swiss francs to enable it support four Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states severely affected by drought, APA learned here Thursday.

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11-Dec-2019 to 15:15

Botswana launches national elephant action plan

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Wednesday launched its National Elephant Action Plan (NEAP).

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