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08-Feb-2019 to 12:12

Botswana ends decade-old snub of AU summits

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi is set to attend the 32nd African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ending a decade-long snub of the continental gathering by his predecessor Ian Khama.

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08-Feb-2019 to 10:32

Botswana civil service unions sucked into ruling party feud

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The internal feud over control of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has escalated to the Botswana Federation of Public Sector Union (BOFEPUSU), APA learnt here Friday.

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06-Feb-2019 to 18:56

Germany throws lifeline to ailing Botswana football

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Football Association (BFA) announced Wednesday that the German and Botswana governments have signed a memorandum of understanding geared toward improving the quality of the game in the southern African nation.

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06-Feb-2019 to 17:01

Botswana reserves car dealership for citizens

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana is reportedly taking steps to reserve businesses for pre-owned motor dealership and mobile phone shops for citizens, APA learned here Wednesday.

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06-Feb-2019 to 08:50

Botswana Chief Justice urges restraint ahead of tense polls

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Chief Justice Terrence Rannowane has appealed to the Botswana government to demonstrate its long-standing tradition of good governance and the rule of law by conducting free, fair, peaceful and credible elections.

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04-Feb-2019 to 17:51

Botswana projects slower economic growth

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s economic growth is projected to slow down to 4.2 percent in 2019 compared to 4.5 percent recorded in 2018, Finance and Economic Development Minister Kenneth Matambo said on Monday.

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04-Feb-2019 to 17:12

Middle-income Botswana mulls high-income status

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Finance Minister, Kenneth Matambo on Monday revealed that the country is taking steps to transform its economy from a middle-income status to a high-income country.

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