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05-Mar-2020 to 13:38

Botswana’s ex-spy chief faces fraud charges

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s former intelligence chief Isaac Kgosi was arraigned before the courts on Thursday facing charges that he and four others abused more than US$25 million meant for a fuel project.

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03-Mar-2020 to 15:02

Botswana eyes renewal energy cooperation with Morocco

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security Minister Lefoko Moagi is due in Morocco to attend a high-level renewable energy study tour at the invitation of the World Bank, APA learned here Tuesday.

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28-Feb-2020 to 10:18

Botswana calls for lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi late Thursday told his Zimbabwean counterpart President Emmerson Mnangagwa that Gaborone is fully behind the stance by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) that all sanctions imposed on Harare be lifted.

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27-Feb-2020 to 11:35

AfDB offers Botswana line of credit to scale-up investments

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) on Thursday signed an US$80-million line of credit agreement to help scale-up key investments in the southern African country.

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26-Feb-2020 to 13:40

Botswana recalls S/African-produced tinned pilchards

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana said Wednesday that it has ordered the removal of certain brands of tinned pilchards from shelves that were imported from neighbouring South Africa.

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25-Feb-2020 to 11:24

Botswana brushes off Chinese and Russian mafia haven tag

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Tuesday denied as untrue reports that it is a Chinese and Russian Mafia haven as reported in one of the local papers.

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24-Feb-2020 to 11:05

Botswana in fresh elephant hunting battle with animal rights groups

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Monday reacted sharply to continued criticism by international animal rights groups for its decision to lift a 2014 hunting ban.

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