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15-Feb-2019 to 17:20

Botswana sets 3 percent poverty eradication target

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Friday revealed that his government has set a national target of reducing poverty to 3 percent.

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15-Feb-2019 to 12:28

Mogae appeals for peace as Nigeria heads for elections

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana President Festus Mogae has appealed to Nigerians to observe peace and respect each other as the West African country heads for presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday.

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14-Feb-2019 to 17:30

SADC, EU fast-track execution of economic deal

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Honourable Bogolo Kenewendo is due in South Africa to attend the European Union-Southern Africa Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement Joint Council meeting aimed at fast tracking the implementation of the accord, APA learnt Thursday.

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14-Feb-2019 to 17:06

Botswana in partnership with US varsities

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration on economic development with Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey based in the United States, a senior official said Thursday.

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13-Feb-2019 to 13:56

Botswana leader denies wrongdoing in poll campaign funding scandal

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Wednesday rubbished allegations that he benefited from tax payers money running into millions of United States dollars in a case that is currently the subject of a corruption probe.

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13-Feb-2019 to 07:55

Botswana joins call for end to Zimbabwe sanctions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has joined the chorus for an immediate end to economic sanctions imposed by the West on Zimbabwe.

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12-Feb-2019 to 16:53

Botswana on high alert over heavy floods

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The authorities in Botswana are on high alert as the department of meteorological services on Tuesday issued a statement warning of heavy floods across the country.

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