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27-Jan-2021 to 11:08

Cyclone Eloise claims 15 lives in SADC region – Masisi

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Tropical Cyclone Eloise claimed the lives of at least 15 people in five southern African countries and left thousands of others without homes, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) said on Wednesday.

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14-Jan-2021 to 15:20

Botswana diversifies fuel imports as supplies from S/Africa decline

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has diversified sources of fuel imports following the reduction of supplies from South Africa, according to reports monitored here on Thursday.

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31-Dec-2020 to 08:56

Botswana, Namibia leaders call for calm amid border tension

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana and Namibia have called for calm and patience amid simmering tensions following last month’s fatal shooting of three Namibians and one Zambian national by the Botswana Defence Force.

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28-Dec-2020 to 12:34

Botswana: About 900 curfew violators arrested

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Close to 900 people were arrested in the past two days for allegedly violating Botswana’s night curfew, the police said on Monday.

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03-Dec-2020 to 12:15

Five Botswana soldiers survive helicopter crash

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Five members of the Botswana Defence Force escaped death by a whisker on Wednesday when a helicopter they were travelling in crashed on take-off during an anti-poaching operation in the north of the country, army spokesperson Tebo Dikole said on Thursday.

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01-Dec-2020 to 12:53

Botswana establishes special courts to handle GBV cases

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s special courts on gender-based violence (GBV) commenced sitting on Tuesday, with more than 200 cases to be heard over the next three months.

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27-Nov-2020 to 17:42

SADC targets regional response to Mozambique crisis by March 2021

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Southern African leaders on Friday agreed to come up with a comprehensive regional response to the armed insurgency in Mozambique which has triggered a humanitarian crisis amid a surge in internally displaced persons in the country.

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