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2015-05-27 Khama Appoints Newman Ambassador
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has appointed Mr David Newman as Botswana's ambassador to the United States.

2015-05-27 AU Consults Botswana
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana is one of the six countries that the African Union (AU) is consulting regarding the domestication process of Agenda 2063.

2015-05-27 Lapcas Improves Excellence in Land Management
[Botswana Daily News] Masunga -The North East District councillors have been implored to encourage residents in their respective wards to register their plots with the Tati Land Board under the Land Administration Procedures and Capacity System (LAPCAS) exercise.

2015-05-27 New Plant to Address Maun Water Crisis
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Water shortage in some areas around Maun will come to an end as funds have been sourced to build a new treatment plant by the end of this financial year.

2015-05-27 Council Buys Boat for Chanoga
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -North West District Council (NWDC) has bought a boat for Chanoga residents to venture into a sustainable and viable income generating programme.

2015-05-27 Social Workers Agents of Change
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane says social workers are integral in the development of the country and as such they must take themselves seriously.

2015-05-27 Horticultural Market Brings Hope to Farmers
[Botswana Daily News] Mmohung -Horticultural farmers in Kweneng are eagerly waiting for the launch of the horticultural market which is expected to boost local vegetable producers. The horticultural market is to open on August 1.

2015-05-27 Mayor Appreciates Auditors' Role
[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Francistown City Mayor Ms Sylvia Muzila has appreciated the pivotal role played by internal auditors in corporate governance.

2015-05-27 Official Warns Youth Against Alcohol
[Botswana Daily News] Ramotswa -Youth have been cautioned against spending the proceeds from the President Day Arts competitions on alcohol and drugs. The call was made by the Ministry of Youth Sport and Culture acting coordinator for South East District Banyana Batsima on Saturday (May 23).

2015-05-27 Zhizha Cultural Festival Coming
[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -The annual Zhizha cultural festival will take place on Saturday, May 30 at Kuminda Farm in Marobela lands.

2015-05-27 Baboloki Thebe - Gem in Making
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The emergence of Baboloki Thebe has proved that with good development structures, Botswana can produce classy sprinters.

2015-05-27 Molale Implores Batswana to Be Patriotic
[Botswana Daily News] Hukuntsi -Batswana have been encouraged to be patriotic and appreciate the developmental strides that the country has made since gaining independence.

2015-05-27 Fire Strategies Bear Fruit
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Mr Tshekedi Khama says his ministry has deployed strategies that have reduced veldt fires during the 2014/15 fire season.

2015-05-27 Botswana Dry Port a White Elephant
[New Era] Botswana High Commissioner to Namibia Tshenolo Modise says the Botswana dry port is underutilised and has become an embarrassment.

2015-05-27 VDCs Critical to Development
[Botswana Daily News] Mochudi -The village development committees (VDCs) are critical partners in development.

2015-05-27 Wildlife Department Presents Food Hampers
[Botswana Daily News] Masunga -The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) in the North East district together with the tourism industry in the district have donated food hampers and blankets to four orphans of Mosojane village.

2015-05-27 Lecturer Killer Appears in Court
[Botswana Daily News] Molepolole -A 35-year-old man accused of murdering a University of Botswana lecturer and stealing two motor vehicles in Molepolole and Gaborone appeared briefly before Molepolole Chief Magistrate Faith Dlamin-Ng'andu on May 22.

2015-05-27 Karatekas Off to Zone Vi Champs
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) will this morning (May 27) send 62 karatekas to the annual Zone VI karate championships in Johannesburg.

2015-05-27 Excess Liquidity Decline
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Excess liquidity has been dramatically reduced due to a number of factors such as the higher rate of conversion of deposits into loans by commercial banks, Bank of Botswana's director of monetary and financial stability, Dr Kealeboga Masalila has said.

2015-05-27 Mayor Takes HIV Test Publicly
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Gaborone mayor, Mr Kagiso Thutlwe, on May 23, took an HIV test publicly in an effort to encourage the public to follow suite.

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