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12-Feb-2019 to 12:55

Botswana leader implicated in election campaign funding scandal

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana energy and minerals minister Sadique Kebonang has implicated President Mokgweetsi Masisi in an ongoing corruption, the Business Weekly newspaper reported here Tuesday.

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12-Feb-2019 to 06:36

International drug syndicates targeting Botswana schools – Police

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — International drug dealers are targeting school children in Botswana as the use of illicit drugs spirals out of control, a senior law enforcement officer said Monday in the capital Gaborone.

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11-Feb-2019 to 22:36

Botswana: Mogae leads observer mission for Nigerian polls

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s former President Festus Mogae is due in Nigeria on 11 February as part of the delegation that will monitor Nigerian presidential and National Assembly polls scheduled for 16 February, APA learned here Monday.

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11-Feb-2019 to 12:54

Botswana becomes 51st country to sign AfCFTA Agreement

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi has signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, making Botswana the 51st country to sign the pact that seeks to create an enlarged African market.

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11-Feb-2019 to 12:37

Khama comments on alleged attempt on Masisi's life rile Botswana gov’t

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Monday warned former President Ian Khama to desist from making comments relating to President Mokgweetsi Masisi security.

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10-Feb-2019 to 15:51

Botswana joins African Peer Review Mechanism Forum

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has become a member of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) becoming the 38 country on the continent to sign up to the instrument, APA learned here on Sunday.

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08-Feb-2019 to 17:07

Botswana allays fears of Chinese ‘debt trap’

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Minister of Finance Kenneth Matambo has thrown his weight behind President Mokgweetsi Masisi that loans from China will not be a debt trap for the southern African nation, APA can reveal here Friday.

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