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    17-Jan-2019 to 14:21

    Botswana eases ban on South African beef imports

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Thursday announced a partial lifting of a ban on imports of meat and dairy products from neighbouring South Africa where an outbreak of foot and mouth disease has been reported.

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    16-Jan-2019 to 13:19

    Botswana makes uturn, backs SADC position on ivory trade

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has thrown its weight behind Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe to compel the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to open up ivory markets for the four Southern African nations, APA can reveal on Wednesday.

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    16-Jan-2019 to 10:23

    Botswana: Ex-spy chief arrested, threatens to topple Gov’t

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Isaac Kgosi was arrested late Wednesday at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport upon his arrival from Dubai.

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    16-Jan-2019 to 08:15

    Ex-Botswana presidents clash over governance issues

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s former President Festus Mogae and his successor Ian Khama are at each other’s throats following a fallout between Khama and the current leader Mokgweetsi Masisi, APA can reveal Wednesday.

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    14-Jan-2019 to 11:13

    Botswana: Lowest levels of registration undermine elections

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has revealed that it is far from reaching its target of 1 273 880 registration of eligible voters, as the Southern African nation heads to a poll in October this year.

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    14-Jan-2019 to 11:13

    Low voter registration as Botswana readies for 2019 poll

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has revealed that it is far from reaching its target of 1,273,880 registration of eligible voters as the Southern African nation heads to a dicey poll in October this year, APA learnt here Monday.

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    11-Jan-2019 to 15:36

    Botswana: Masisi’s female challenger defends ambition

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pelonomi Venson Moitoi on Friday defended her decision to challenge President Mokgweetsi Masisi for the presidency of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).

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