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19-Aug-2019 to 19:11

Botswana: Embracing art to diversify economy

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Following decades of failure to come up with concrete initiatives that could help Botswana wean off its economy from dependence on diamonds-the southern country is now considering a less explored route-the arts industry.

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19-Aug-2019 to 12:47

Botswana: SMEs holding key to Masisi’s political survival?

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi is under pressure to unlock growth, investment and create jobs ahead of general elections slated for October this year.

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15-Aug-2019 to 12:59

Solar holds key to Botswana’s power crisis

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A dire shortage of electricity has pushed Botswana to the edge, forcing it to shift from coal-fired plants to solar energy projects.

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15-Aug-2019 to 10:52

Temperatures rise as election fever grips Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — With less than two months left before Election Day, Botswana’s 2019 poll campaigning is reaching fever pitch. Politicians from across the divide are trading accusations and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) finds itself caught up in the middle.

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12-Aug-2019 to 12:36

Botswana in bid to benefit from UN climate fund

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — In a bid to fit climate change into all of its development drive, Botswana has launched a nationwide invitation for civil society to submit proposals for accreditation to the UN Climate Change Adaptation Fund.

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12-Aug-2019 to 11:56

Botswana dicing with death over ARV scarcity

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Hundreds of Botswana citizens who have been enrolled for Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARVs) are risking their lives after it emerged that the country at some stage ran out of the life-saving drugs.

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08-Aug-2019 to 17:57

Botswana races against time to escape dirty money grey-listing 

APA-Gaborone (Botswana)  — With only a few days left before President Mokgweetsi Masisi dissolves Parliament, Botswana was this week battling overtime to have a law that will enable the country to deal with issues of money laundering and financing of terrorism. 

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