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04-Feb-2019 to 12:59

Botswana leader denies ‘bribing off’ potential rival

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has rubbished claims that he had promised former Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi to be his Vice President, APA learned Monday.

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04-Feb-2019 to 11:49

Botswana, unions agree civil service pay rise

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana and civil servants unions on Monday announced that they have concluded salary negotiations for the financial years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021.

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31-Jan-2019 to 10:55

Namibian President, refugees set to faceoff in Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Namibian President Hage Geingob and current chairman of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), who is due in Botswana, is headed for a showdown with Namibian refugees in the country, APA can reveal on Thursday.

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31-Jan-2019 to 10:41

Amidst graft investigations, Botswana ranked least corrupt

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has been ranked 34th least corrupt country out of 180 countries, amid ongoing corruption investigations that may lead to an indictment against current Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and former President Ian Khama, APA learned Thursday.

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30-Jan-2019 to 18:04

Botswana poised to diversify into tourism

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is taking steps to open up to holidaymakers in a bid to diversify its economy away from diamonds, an official has said in Gaborone on Wednesday.

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30-Jan-2019 to 16:16

Botswana to assess extent of drought aftermath

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government is expected to assess how livestock has been affected by drought across the country, a report by Yarona radio station revealed on Wednesday.

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30-Jan-2019 to 10:43

Botswana, China to strengthen ties in post-Khama era

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Bilateral relations between Botswana and China are expected to be strengthened in 2019 more than before, Chinese ambassador to Botswana Zhao Yanbo said Wednesday.

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