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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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31-Jan-2019 to 06:20

‘Let's protect S/Africa from corruption’ – Ramaphosa

APA- Johannesburg (South Africa) — Corruption in the South African government and in the country’s businesses must be dealt with harshly, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told a group of business people here.

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31-Jan-2019 to 06:14

S/Africa: 'Not in judiciary to be a celebrity', says Chief Justice

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa's Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has warned his colleagues against allowing themselves to be “captured,” telling them that he was "not in the judiciary to be a celebrity."

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30-Jan-2019 to 18:23

Mozambique: UK firm agrees to pay £5.8m to victims of abuse

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Kingdom mining firm, Gemfields, has agreed to pay £5.8 million to 273 Mozambicans who alleged they were victims of human rights violations at its Montepuez ruby mine in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, APA can report on Wednesday.

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30-Jan-2019 to 18:04

Botswana poised to diversify into tourism

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is taking steps to open up to holidaymakers in a bid to diversify its economy away from diamonds, an official has said in Gaborone on Wednesday.

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30-Jan-2019 to 16:16

Botswana to assess extent of drought aftermath

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government is expected to assess how livestock has been affected by drought across the country, a report by Yarona radio station revealed on Wednesday.

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