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Botswana : Botswana president wins second term in office
on 2014/10/26 20:39:48
Botswana

Click to see original Image in a new windowBotswana’s President Ian Khama has secured a second term in power after his political party, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), won 33 of 57 parliament seats in national elections, according to initial results.

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Botswana : Botswana to build houses for flood victims
on 2013/4/6 19:42:56
Botswana

Botswana has pumped out 22 million pula (approximately 2.7 million U.S. dollars) from the country's national disaster fund purse for construction of housing units to compensate flood victims.

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Botswana : Decline in mining sector dents Botswana economic growth: president
on 2012/11/6 13:28:37
Botswana

Botswana President Ian Khama said the decline in the mining sector has seriously dented Botswana economic growth, and the country now wants to focus more proactively in the need to grow employment and wealth through small, medium and micro-enterprises.

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Botswana : Botswana stops issuing hunting licenses
on 2012/10/29 20:55:16
Botswana

Botswana President Ian Khama said on Sunday the government will no longer issue licenses for hunting wild animals in a move aimed at protecting the fauna of the country from distinction.

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Botswana : Govt to Launch Health Hub With Support of Swiss NGO
on 2012/10/10 13:38:45
Botswana

Gaborone — Health research in Botswana has received a boost, with the forging of a new partnership between health and innovation organisations in Botswana and Switzerland.

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Botswana : Botswana vice president announces retirement intention
on 2012/7/11 20:27:19
Botswana

2012-07-11
Xinhua
Botswana's vice president Mompati Merafhe announced on Tuesday his intention to retire at the end of this month due to his ill health.

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Botswana : Botswana to scale up fight on poaching
on 2012/7/11 20:26:47
Botswana

2012-07-11
Xinhua
Botswana has plans to scale up war on poaching to protect the country's endangered species, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

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Botswana : Spain's king slammed for Botswana hunting trip
on 2012/4/17 14:51:30
Botswana

20120417
AFP
Spain's King Juan Carlos faced fire Monday for a hunting trip in Botswana during which the monarch, patron of a wildlife charity, broke his hip and ended up in hospital.

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Botswana : Spain's king slammed for hunting in Botswana
on 2012/4/17 14:45:00
Botswana

20120417
AFP
Spain's King Juan Carlos faced fire Monday for a hunting trip in Botswana during which the monarch, patron of a wildlife charity, broke his hip and ended up in hospital.

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Botswana : Botswana's Bushmen return home, with rights but little water
on 2012/3/13 18:59:25
Botswana

20120313
AFP
After winning a long court battle with Botswana's government, the Bushmen of the Kalahari can drill new water wells and return to their ancestral lands.

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Botswana : Botswana ruling party celebrates 50th anniversary
on 2012/2/26 14:37:36
Botswana

20120226
AFP
Botswana's ruling party celebrated its 50th anniversary Saturday with praise for turning the world's biggest diamond producer into a model of African democracy and good resource management.

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Botswana : Eight foreign tourists killed in Botswana plane crash
on 2011/10/18 18:30:12
Botswana

20111018
Reuters
GABORONE (Reuters) - At least eight people were killed when a small plane carrying foreign tourists failed to take off and caught fire in the Okavango Delta region of northern Botswana, officials said on Tuesday.

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Botswana : Botswana to host 21st Interpol African Regional Conference
on 2011/1/26 2:54:29
Botswana

20110125
Xinhua
GABORONE, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Senior law enforcement officials from throughout Africa will meet in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana on Feb. 16-18 for the 21st Interpol African Regional Conference, official sources said on Monday.

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Botswana : Kalahari Bushmen to fight court ruling
on 2011/1/19 13:10:00
Botswana

20110118
africanews

The Kalahari Bushmen remain 'determined' to win a legal battle over water supply, according to human rights group Survival International. This week, Botswana's Court of Appeal will begin a hearing to decide whether the bushmen living on their ancestral lands in the Kalahari have the right to the water in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.

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Botswana : Chinese newspaper launched in Botswana
on 2011/1/9 13:50:03
Botswana

20110108
africanews

The Oriental Post, a Chinese newspaper, was launched in Botswana at the Gaborone's Maharaja Restaurant on Friday night. The newspaper, probably the first of its kind in the Southern African Development Community (SADC), is printed in Chinese.

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Botswana : President wants tall, slim wife
on 2010/11/23 17:25:25
Botswana

20101122
africanews

Ian Khama, 57, is still a bachelor, a matter of concern in Botswana, a country that views its leader as a tribal chief. President Khama has turned the tables on his followers, explaining he was too busy with affairs of state to find a companion.

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Botswana : Celebrities boycott Botswana over Bushmen
on 2010/11/8 11:20:10
Botswana

20101107
africanews

Several celebrities have said they are boycotting Botswana over allegations the country is abusing Kalahari Bushmen. X-FILES star Gillian Anderson and British actress Joanna Lumley are among those that have sworn not t travel to the country or wear its diamonds.

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Botswana : Not All Women in Local Government Making a Difference
on 2010/10/10 16:38:11
Botswana

20101009
IPS

Gaborone — Florence Shagwa, a female councillor at the Gaborone City Council, considers her three-year business qualification worthless.

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Botswana : Court Bars Community's Access to Water
on 2010/7/25 13:20:59
Botswana

20100724
africanews

Cape Town — A Botswana judge has prohibited the Basarwa people of the Kalahari from re-equipping a borehole or drilling a new one in the Central Kgalagadi Game Reserve - the latest incident in an ongoing dispute between the Basarwa and the government over land rights.

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Botswana : Speak Out on Misrule, Urges Botswana's President
on 2010/7/6 17:00:00
Botswana

20100705
allafrica

Lusaka — Botswana President Ian Khama has asked African leaders to speak out against their colleagues that make their citizens suffer because of poor political leadership and bad management of national resources.

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