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06-Dec-2019 to 11:04

Botswana post-poll petition hearings kick-off

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Gaborone High Court on Friday began hearing petitions in which the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is challenging the outcome of Botswana’s October 23 general elections in a development that has captured the attention of a restive populace keen to bring closure to the disputed polls.

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06-Dec-2019 to 00:28

Botswana: SACU ministers discuss various trade deals

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Council of Ministers met Thursday in Gaborone to discus among others the Report of the 54th SACU Commission Meeting including trade and finance issues.

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04-Dec-2019 to 15:32

Botswana rolls out programme on free HIV treatment for non-citizens

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Wednesday informed its health personnel that they should start providing HIV services to non-citizens beginning this month, a move that should come as a relief to many foreigners who have hitherto been denied access to life-saving treatment.

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04-Dec-2019 to 11:05

Botswana: Backlash over execution of deathrow inmate

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has come under heavy criticism from civil society groups and diplomats for its decision to continue carrying out death penalty, APA can reveal here Wednesday.

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03-Dec-2019 to 06:58

Botswana issues flood alert

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana authorities have issued a red alert on the possibility of flooding across the country amid fears of heavy rains over the next few days.

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02-Dec-2019 to 13:35

Botswana defies int’l outcry, hangs convict

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Monday hung a death row inmate despite calls by rights group Amnesty International to abolish the death penalty in the country.

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29-Nov-2019 to 22:58

Botswana ups ante against money laundering, terrorism financing

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is beginning to implement the National Strategy to combat Money Laundering; Combat an Act of Terrorism; Combat Financing of Proliferation of Arms of War, Biological and Chemical Weapons which was approved by Cabinet in October this year, APA learned Friday.

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