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29-Jan-2019 to 18:35

Botswana leader clashes with party rival

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi has clashed with former Foreign minister, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi who is challenging him for the soul of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)'s presidency ahead of its national congress billed for May.

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29-Jan-2019 to 17:02

Chinese loans no debt trap – Botswana’s Masisi

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has moved to allay fears that loans from the world’s second largest economy China are a debt trap for African countries like his own.

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29-Jan-2019 to 12:28

Russia to second a coach to assist Botswana soccer team

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Russia has thrown a lifeline to Botswana's senior national team by offering to help find a head coach for the southern African country, APA can reveal here on Tuesday.

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29-Jan-2019 to 12:01

Botswana faces hunger as climate change bites

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is facing food shortage, with the current ploughing season experiencing dry spells coupled with above-normal rainfall in some parts of the country.

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28-Jan-2019 to 16:10

Botswana unions petition Mnangagwa over demo detentions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) on Monday said they have written to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa calling on him to release protesters who were recently detained following a protest action against steep fuel prices.

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28-Jan-2019 to 13:07

Botswana opposition coalition congratulates new DRC leader

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), a consortium of four opposition parties, on Monday congratulated Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi on assuming the role of leading the vast Central African country.

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28-Jan-2019 to 12:41

Hefty salary hike could spike Botswana’s budget deficit - Ministry

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Finance has warned that the country’s budget deficit could widen to US$682 million during the 2019/20 financial year if the government embraces a recommendation to award a hefty salary hike to civil servants.

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