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06-Feb-2019 to 08:50

Botswana Chief Justice urges restraint ahead of tense polls

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Chief Justice Terrence Rannowane has appealed to the Botswana government to demonstrate its long-standing tradition of good governance and the rule of law by conducting free, fair, peaceful and credible elections.

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04-Feb-2019 to 17:51

Botswana projects slower economic growth

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s economic growth is projected to slow down to 4.2 percent in 2019 compared to 4.5 percent recorded in 2018, Finance and Economic Development Minister Kenneth Matambo said on Monday.

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04-Feb-2019 to 17:12

Middle-income Botswana mulls high-income status

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Finance Minister, Kenneth Matambo on Monday revealed that the country is taking steps to transform its economy from a middle-income status to a high-income country.

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04-Feb-2019 to 12:59

Botswana leader denies ‘bribing off’ potential rival

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has rubbished claims that he had promised former Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi to be his Vice President, APA learned Monday.

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04-Feb-2019 to 11:49

Botswana, unions agree civil service pay rise

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana and civil servants unions on Monday announced that they have concluded salary negotiations for the financial years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021.

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31-Jan-2019 to 10:55

Namibian President, refugees set to faceoff in Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Namibian President Hage Geingob and current chairman of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), who is due in Botswana, is headed for a showdown with Namibian refugees in the country, APA can reveal on Thursday.

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31-Jan-2019 to 10:41

Amidst graft investigations, Botswana ranked least corrupt

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has been ranked 34th least corrupt country out of 180 countries, amid ongoing corruption investigations that may lead to an indictment against current Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and former President Ian Khama, APA learned Thursday.

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