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2017-03-01 Court to Decide on President's Court of Appeal Appointment
[The Patriot] Lobatse High Court judge Abednigo Tafa will on Thursday pass judgment granting or rejecting a request by President Ian Khama, Speaker of the National Assembly and Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to suspend the execution of orders he recently issued nullifying the appointment of Court of Appeal judges.

2017-03-01 Government Eases Refugee Management
[Botswana Daily News] Dukwi -Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security has launched a new refugee management system in the form of biometric identity cards.

2017-02-26 Gaborone Dam Overflows After 10 Years
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -It does not require the wisdom of a sphinx to understand why three weeks ago there was no life at Gaborone Dam. As they put it "water is a source of life" and metaphorically speaking if there is no water there is no life. After more than a week of constant heavy rain in most parts of the country especially in the south, levels at Gaborone Dam are at full capacity and over spilling while the rain continues.

2017-02-19 The AU's (Other) ICC Strategy
[ISS] At the recently concluded 28th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, heads of state and government adopted a decision on a strategy for withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

2017-02-13 Chaba Rebuts Quitting Allegations
[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -Miscellaneous coach, Titeo Chaba has rebutted claims that he has quit his position following a 2-0 loss to BDF XI last weekend.

2017-02-10 Who Is the New African Union Chief?
[ISS] The new AUC chairperson will focus on peace and security issues, but what about ensuring free and fair elections?

2017-02-09 Parlour Owner Optimistic
[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -Can't Have Thermal Massage Parlour is an establishment that was founded by Ms Sihle Mogorosi (34) in Kanye in 2014.

2017-02-08 Ministry to Push Permits Backlog
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu has expressed concerns over delays in processing of work and residence permits.

2017-02-06 Opposition Unite to Challenge Khama for Power
[allAfrica] Opposition parties, in what is often referred to as one of Africa's most stable democracies, have decided to form a coalition to challenge the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), according to Mmegi Online. The moves comes as parties prepare for the nation's 2019 poll.

2017-02-06 Expectations From Budget Speech
[Government of Botswana] With the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Kenneth Matambo, set to deliver the 2017/18 budget speech this afternoon, different constituents of society are expected to listen attentively to find out what the budget has in store for them.

2017-02-06 President Khama Hails Farmers
[Botswana Daily News] Mosinki -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has said farming communities just like residents in towns and villages deserve to be appreciated for their efforts.

2017-02-06 Zone 7 Farmers Hope Still Alive
[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -Central District veterinary officer, Dr Jaone Sebina, has assured Zone 7 farmers of the possibility of selling their cattle in the European Union (EU) market.

2017-01-30 Fake Facebook Page Concern
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government has warned the public about a fake Facebook page and message supposedly from the Vice President which cyber criminals have been circulating.

2017-01-30 Is South Africa Ditching Botswana?
[News24Wire] Has South Africa ditched its support for Botswana's candidate to become African Union Commission chairperson?

2017-01-30 Nation Behind Venson - Moitoi-Masisi
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attending the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), from Saturday to today .

2017-01-30 Police Arrest Zimbabwean Jail-Breaker
[The Herald] Botswana police have arrested the eighth Zimbabwean who escaped from Gerald Estates Centre Prison recently.

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