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Nine elephants accidentally electrocuted in Botswana

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Nine elephants accidentally electrocuted in Botswana


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Dalai Lama cancels Botswana trip due to 'exhaustion'

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Dalai Lama cancels Botswana trip due to 'exhaustion'


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Dalai Lama cancels Botswana trip with 'exhaustion'

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Dalai Lama cancels Botswana trip with 'exhaustion'


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China steps up warning to Botswana over Dalai Lama visit

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China steps up warning to Botswana over Dalai Lama visit


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China pressures Botswana over Dalai Lama visit

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Chinese man arrested in Botswana over donkey skin trade

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Chinese man arrested in Botswana over donkey skin trade


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China cautions Botswana over Dalai Lama visit

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  • Limkokwing University plan's to 'export' TVET M'sia to Botswana
    Limkokwing University plan's to 'export' TVET M'sia to Botswana

    , thesundaily.my

    GABORONE (Botswana): Limkokwing University of Creative Technology plans to 'export' Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Malaysia to Botswana in creating a large pool of skilled workforce for economic development in the African country. "We are going to introduce the TVET Malaysia content here. Maybe in a year's time.They (Botswana government) have high hopes and big dream on us. They believe in working together with us," he told Malaysian reporters after visiting the Limkokwing University Botswana campus, recently
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Politics & Government

  • Uhuru mourns former Botswana President Ketumile Masire
    Uhuru mourns former Botswana President Ketumile Masire

    , the-star.co.ke

    Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned former Botswana President Ketumile Masire of Botswana, describing him as a great leader who contributed immensely to peace and security in Africa. In his condolence message to President Seretse Khama and the people of Botswana, the Kenyan leader said words cannot convey the magnitude of the loss. He said Masire was an elder statesman and a great leader full of wisdom
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Sports

  • Tanzania vs Botswana, Mayanga ataanzaje kibarua?
    Tanzania vs Botswana, Mayanga ataanzaje kibarua?

    , goal.com

    Taifa Stars kesho itakuwa nyumbani uwanja wa taifa Dar es Salaam, kuwaalika Botswana ukiwa ni mchezo wa kirafiki wa kimataifa. Taifa Stars kesho itakuwa nyumbani uwanja wa taifa Dar es Salaam, kuwaalika Botswana ukiwa ni mchezo wa kirafiki wa kimataifa uliopo kwenye kalenda ya Shirikisho la soka duniani FIFA. Mchezo huo ni muhimu kwa timu zote mbili hasa wenyeji Tanzania ambao wamekuwa na rekodi mbaya ya kushuka kwa viwango katika miezi ya hivi karibuni jambo ambalo wanalazimika kushinda ili angalau kuweza kupanda kwenye ubora wa viwango ambao unatolewa na FIFA
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Business

  • Botswana retailer Choppies to open high-end outlets in Kenya
    Botswana retailer Choppies to open high-end outlets in Kenya

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    A multinational supermarket chain headquartered in Botswana says it has secured space in some high-end malls in Nairobi and other towns where it expects to commence operations before end of this year. Choppies, which commands 30 per cent of the retail market in Botswana and also present in South Africa, Zimbabwe and West Africa, said it would target A-rated clients, same cluster as Nakumatt and Carrefour supermarkets
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    Tags: Markets |  Retail Markets | 
    Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Botswana | 

Health

  • Botswana finds anthrax outbreak after spate of hippo deaths
    Botswana finds anthrax outbreak after spate of hippo deaths

    , channelnewsasia.com

    GABORONE: Anthrax has been detected in dead hippos floating in the Okavango River, officials in Botswana said on Wednesday, after more than 100 of the animals were suspected to have been killed by the disease in neighboring Namibia. Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism advised people not to touch the dead hippos and to report any sightings of hippo carcasses
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Society & Culture

  • Activists celebrate Botswana's transgender court victory
    Activists celebrate Botswana's transgender court victory

    , the-star.co.ke

    A Botswana transgender man has won a 10-year battle to be legally recognised as male in a landmark ruling that could boost minority rights in the conservative nation. Botswana High Court last week ordered the government to change the gender marker on the man's identity card from female to male to respect his constitutional rights. "This is an immense relief," the man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, said in a statement
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    Tags: Gender issues |  Social Issues |  Transgender | 
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Law & Crime

  • Chinese man arrested in Botswana over donkey skin trade
    Chinese man arrested in Botswana over donkey skin trade

    , sg.yahoo.com

    A Chinese man alleged to be involved in Botswana's illegal donkey skin trade has been arrested after being found with 500 animals suffering in dire conditions, police said Thursday. The animals were so cruelly treated by the 24-year-old suspect that they had to be culled. Botswana last month moved to crack down on the booming trade in donkey skins that has been fuelled by demand from China
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