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Desertification worries authorities in Botswana

Authorities in Botswana on Monday bemoaned that desertification is affecting the country's rural populations' livelihood. The impact on grazing lands and forest...
gayism

Botswana’s high court decriminalize Same-Sex Relations

Botswana's high court has thrown out a colonial-era law that criminalized same-sex relations in a landmark ruling lauded by activists. People who broke the...
Electricity

Mozambique exports electricity to Botswana

The national electricity company of Mozambique EDM announced on Wednesday that it is selling 70 megawatts of power to Botswana under a five-month contract,...
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Botswana to attend Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference

Machana Shamukuni, assistant minister for Botswana's presidential affairs, governance and public administration, will attend the sixth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk...
Fire

Australia and Botswana continue cooperation on fire management

The 7th National Fire Management Conference scheduled for May 14 to 16 in Maun, North West District of Botswana is expected to attract international...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibian president to attend conservation summit in Botswana

Namibian President Hage Geingob, who is also Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will attend an elephant conservation summit during a one-day...
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USAID,SADC partner to address water challenges in southern Africa

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with Southern African Development Community (SADC) on a five-year project to address severe water...
elephant

Zambian leader to attend summit on elephants in Botswana

Zambian President Edgar Lungu will attend a summit on elephants next week in Botswana, a Zambian diplomat said on Thursday. The Zambian...
football

Botswana is determined to finish AFCON Qualifiers on a Good Note

Botswana national soccer team the Zebras are looking to end their qualifications for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on a high by...
pilot

Botswana pilot dies after his aircraft crashes

A pilot allegedly killed himself in a aircraft crash early Saturday night at Matsieng Aerodrome, some 30km north of Gaborone, the capital city of...
football

AFCON Qualifiers: Botswana Plans on Finishing Well

Botswana national soccer team the Zebras are looking to end their qualifications for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on a high by...
procurement

PPADB bemoans challenges facing Botswana procurement system

Botswana's Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) has bemoaned the low level of adherence to procurement plans by procuring entities, resulting in project...
elephants

Botswana farmers complain of elephant destruction to farms

The planting season is a nightmare for most farmers in the North West District of Botswana due to elephants' invasion. Kungo Difongo, who is an...
arrested

Zimbabwean arrested in Botswana for possession of ivory

A 36-year-old Zimbabwean national was arrested in Botswana for possession of two elephant tusks, police told Xinhua on Sunday. In an interview with Xinhua on...
World Hindi Day

World Hindi Day celebrated in Botswana

Multitudes of Hindi speaking people residing in Botswana on Saturday gathered in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana to celebrate World Hindi Day. Hindi language is...
cattle

Botswana loses 300,000 cattle to straying, theft between 2015 and 2017

Escalating incidents of straying and subsequent theft have reduced the cattle population by at least 300,000 in Botswana, the southern African country's statistical agency...
Mining

South Africa’s new mining policy to unlock Botswana’s potential

Botswana's mining industry is set to benefit from the continuing uncertainty around the Mining Charter in South Africa, Botswana local asset management firm Kgori...
African Union Disability Architecture

Botswana Mentioned Among AU Disability Architecture Inventors

Botswana, Namibia, Guinea Conakry and Senegal are spearheading the African Union Disability Architecture, said a Botswana government official on Wednesday. Boikhutso Botlhole, acting permanent secretary...
tourism

Botswana’s new tourism policy aims at creating famous wilderness by 2036

Botswana aims to have the most authentic and exciting wilderness in the world by 2036, offering unparalleled nature, heritage and local lifestyle experiences. This aspiration...
musical instruments

Chinese musical instruments to help nurture musicians in Botswana

A musical instruments exhibition of Chinese brands held in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, attracted about 1,000 people, who expressed interest to the instruments...

Letshego helps Botswana fight non-communicable diseases

Pan African financial service provider Letshego listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange has partnered with Primary Care International and government to improve the delivery...
Bank

Botswana maintains central bank rate

Botswana's central bank has maintained the country's bank rate at 5 percent. Addressing media on Tuesday, the Bank of Botswana governor...

Peter Welch Appointed As President Of CGIAI

The leading and recognized professional body providing approved designation for the finance and investment management industry,Chartered Global Investment Analyst Institute (CGIAI), has appointed Peter...
video

Botswana and Germany launch partnership in Hydraulics and PLC training

The President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier along with Tshenolo Mabeo, Botswana's Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development, launched a partnership that paved...

Digital Transformation, A Fundamental Element For Botswana’s Businesses

Digital transformation and emerging technologies have been generating significant interest in Africa recently. Public and private sector organisations are finding the promises of job...

ICE Africa To Improving The Economic Growth Across Africa

Pietro Calicchio, Leader of the Hospitality and Gambling Industry for PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa, has identified the gaming industry as being one of the...

Daily Trust Opens Nomination For 2018 African Of The Year Award

A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, DAILY TRUST, has called for nomination of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2017, opened...

South African aircraft crash lands in Botswana

A South African registered aircraft crash landed on Sunday near Jwaneng Airport, some 166 km southwest of Botswana's capital Gaborone, the country's transport ministry...
Packaging & Specialty Plastics

Botswana commits to finding alternatives for plastic bags

Botswana on Wednesday marked a belated World Environment Day with a commitment to exploring sustainable alternatives for plastic bags in the Southern African country. During...
Ghana Rugby Football Union

Rugby Football: Ghana’s Rafatu Inusah goes to Botswana

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) has nominated Ms Rafatu Inusah, the Women’s representative on their Board to attend a two-day forum on women’s...