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2014-08-01 San Cleared of Poaching, Says NGO
[Survival International]Four Bushmen accused of poaching on their ancestral land have escaped up to five years in jail after a Botswana court threw out their case last week.

2014-08-01 Zambia U-17 Face Botswana
[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Under-17 soccer squad this evening goes into battle with Botswana in Gaborone with one clear mission - making it to the third round of qualifiers for the Niger 2015 Africa Under-17 Championship.

2014-07-30 Rebuttal - Mosu Homes for the President
[Government of Botswana]GOVERNMENT HAS NOT CONSTRUCTED HOMES FOR THE PRESIDENT FAMILY OR FRIENDS AT MOSU. For the record, the Office of the President wishes to once more reassure the public that neither the BDF nor anyone else in Government has been involved in the construction of the homes of either H.E. the President, members of his family, or anyone else at the Khama family compound outside of Mosu. This Office finds it necessary to reiterate this fact in the light of a front page article that appeared in the latest (26/7/14)

2014-07-24 Omaheke Police Toughen Up Against 'Dankie Botswanas'
[Namibian]POLICIES and legislation governing the import of second-hand vehicles into Namibia from Botswana could soon become stricter to avoid fraudulent activities often accompanying such activities.

2014-07-24 Interpol Arrests Two Nationals
[The Herald]International Police have arrested two people in Harare on allegations of stealing a laptop that contained classified information belonging to Botswana Examination Council (BEC). Police yesterday confirmed the arrests of the suspects last month in the city. According to Interpol, the laptop was stolen in December last year.

2014-07-23 Zambia Packs Botswana
[Africa Top Sports]The first day results for the first legs of the 2nd round of the eliminating heats of the CAN U17, Niger 2015 started. Zambia gained the victory over Botswana at home (1-0), whereas Ethiopia was not able to get rid of Gabon (0-0).

2014-07-23 Botswana-Based Zimbabweans Want to Remain
[SW Radio]A Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition delegation has found that Zimbabweans who are living in Botswana believe that they are better off living in that country.

2014-07-22 Cosatu NW Meeting Choppies in Botswana
[COSATU]The Congress of South African Trade Unions, with delegations from FAWU and SACCAWU, are meeting Choppies Stores directors in Botswana on the issues that COSATU raised with the management of Choppies after they dismissed workers unfairly to employ casuals.

2014-07-19 Zebras Stun Guinea Bissau in Afcon Qualifier
[CAF]Botswana Zebras were in fine galloping form as they stormed to an impressive 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau to take a huge step towards sealing a place in the group phase of AFCON Morocco 2015 qualifying.

2014-07-18 Charma Gal Falls in Love With Zim
[The Herald]Following her duet with Jah Prayzah on his latest album "Kumbumura Mhute", Motswana sensation Magdeline Lesolebe, who is popularly known as Charma Gal, seems to have fallen in love with Zimbabwe.

2014-07-17 Slizer to Spend a Month in Zim
[The Herald]Popular Motswana musician-cum-dancer Naledi Kaisara, better known as Slizer, is set to tour Zimbabwe for a month starting mid August when she is expected to launch her latest album and DVD.

2014-07-14 IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation With Botswana
[IMF]On July 3, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation 1 with Botswana and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting.2

2014-07-14 Ovaherero Genocide to Be Commemorated
[New Era]Hundreds of Ovaherero and Ovambanderu from Namibia, Botswana and South Africa will next week on Friday gather in Tsau, Botswana to commemorate the OvaHerero genocide.

2014-07-14 Misa Botswana Named 'Friend of the Court' in Sunday Standard Case
[MISA]MISA Botswana has successfully applied to be recognised as a 'friend of the court' in a case involving the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) and The Sunday Standard newspaper.

2014-07-14 Botswana Pursues 13 Zambian Poachers
[Times of Zambia]AUTHORITIES in Botswana are pursuing 13 Zambian poachers who escaped after a deadly exchange of gunfire with officials from that country's Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP).

2014-07-09 SA, Botswana to Upgrade Border Posts, Bridges
[SA Info]South Africa and Botswana have signed a memorandum of agreement that will see the two countries improving cooperation to promote increased cross-border trade, economic growth and regional integration.

2014-07-08 Khama Launches Bot50
[Government of Botswana]Batswana have been urged to always put the interests of the country first. Speaking at the launch of project Bot50 to mark the countdown towards the country's 50th independence anniversary on Saturday July 5, H.E. the President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama called on all to reflect on what makes them Batswana.

2014-07-08 Diamonds - De Beers, It's Now Our Time
[Namibian]BOTSWANA and De Beers signed a 10-year sales agreement in September 2011, which gave some clout to Gaborone, which is the leading global diamond producer by value.

2014-07-08 SA, Botswana Boost Regional Development
[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -South Africa and Botswana have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) that will see the two countries improve cooperation to stimulate economic growth and advance regional integration.

2014-07-07 Botswana Mission Accomplished, Now for Lesotho - Ntseki
[SAFA]Amajimbos scored six goals without conceding in their two friendly matches against neighbours Botswana on Thursday and Sunday.

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