Botswana

Botswanan journalists harassed at airport by security forces

Journalists and photojournalists from several private media were harassed and maltreated by security agents at Botswana’s capital airport on, 18 …

Journalism

Botswana's bizarrely passionate 4x400m gold celebration

Botswana's 4x400m relay team have celebrated winning gold in the most bizarrely passionate way at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.<p>Leaname …

Southern Africa

Botswana president urges Congo's Kabila not to stand again

DAKAR (Reuters) - Botswana’s new leader has urged President Joseph Kabila not to stand for re-election in Congo’s long delayed presidential poll, saying he had already been in power longer than expected.<p>Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila addresses a news conference at the State …

Africa

Botswana’s former President Seretse Khama Ian is enjoying retirement

Leaving office on the continent is still a big issue. Many African leaders still change the constitution to remain in power. Africa has seen some of …

Africa

Road leading to Botswana blocked as NWest protest intensifies - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

The main road leading from the North West capital Mahikeng to the Botswana border has been now been closed by protesters demanding that Premier Supra …

Africa

Botswana:Govt Cautions Public On Malaria Outbreak

(Photo: Malaria No More UK)GaboroneThe Ministry of Health and Wellness informs the public about the ongoing malaria outbreak in the central and …

Public Health

Eventers Running London Marathon to Save the Rhinos

Amateur eventer Paul Swart, left, and HRH Prince Harry, right, assist with the collaring of a black rhino in Botswana. This process helps to monitor …

Horses

Botswana's Ian Khama: Leaving office not a train smash

In his 10 years as Botswana's President, Ian Khama was not afraid to speak out against other African leaders when he thought they had outstayed their welcome.<p>He has now just bowed out and has been reflecting on his time in office and the change in his life with Focus on Africa's Veronque Edwards.

African Politics

Botswana’s electoral disconnect ― and how it keeps the ruling party in power

South Africa

East Africa:Botswana: A Model for Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend?

(Photo: Thalefang Charles/UNFPA Botswana)A demographic dividend is not only contingent on a rapid decline in fertility and mortality. It also …

Africa

Rugby Union to Host Women Leadership Forum, Tournament

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Rugby Africa, in collaboration with Botswana Rugby Union (BRU), will host a two-day forum on women's leadership in …

Africa

Four of your best - Botswana relay team in novel celebration

Botswana's 400m Commonwealth champion Isaac Makwala puts in a storming last lap to secure 4x400m relay gold then leads the team in a novel push-up celebration.<p><i>Follow live video coverage and text updates from day 10 of the Commonwealth Games</i> here.<p><b>WATCH MORE:</b> Nightmare moment for South African</i> …

Southern Africa

A herculean task awaits Botswana’s new leader

Botswana’s new president takes over at a tricky time: the country’s economic growth is expected to slow in the long term, on the back of falling …

Southern Africa

SA, Botswana strengthen bilateral relations - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

South Africa and Botswana have agreed to increase trade and investment co-operation to fast-track the process of regional economic integration. This …

South Africa

Meghan Markle was the FOURTH woman Prince Harry whisked to Botswana for 'romance', royal book claims

Prince Harry knew exactly what he was doing when he took new love Meghan Markle on a private break to Botswana, a new book on the royals claims.<p>In …

Celebrity News (UK)

Lucara Unearths Another Massive Diamond From Mine in Botswana

Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered yet another massive diamond at its Karowe mine, the third-largest it’s found at the Botswana site.<p>The 472-carat …

Business

Office of International Affairs - Occupational Therapy student on Reciprocal Exchange in Botswana

News<p>Occupational Therapy student on Reciprocal Exchange in Botswana<p>Sydney Franklin, a 3rd year occupational therapy doctoral student, was recently …

Education

Botswana's Tati Nickel Mine out of liquidation after court ruling

GABORONE, April 11 (Reuters) - Botswana’s High Court has taken Tati Nickel Mine out of provisional liquidation, dismissing a request for more time to negotiate with potential buyers, the liquidator said on Wednesday.<p>Tati — a subsidiary of the liquidated BCL mine group — has since October 2016 been …

Environmentalism

Botswana reserves and wildlife are stars of Living Desert Zoo's safari

Experience three safari lodges in Botswana on a seven-night excursion offered by the Palm Desert-based Living Desert Zoo & Gardens.<p>President and Chief Executive Allen Monroe leads the trip that starts with two nights at Camp Moremi in the Moremi Game Reserve, which offers a choice of game drives or …

Wildlife

Botswana’s 30 year old minister becomes internet sensation | African news network 7

Ten people were arrested Saturday when a rally attended by a handful of neo-Nazis was met with hundreds of counter-protesters in a usually quiet...

South Africa

Botswana's Montsho wins 400m gold

Botswana's Amantle Montsho finishes strongly to take gold in the women's 400m with a time of 50.15 seconds at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.<p><i>Follow live video coverage and text updates from day seven of the Commonwealth Games</i> here.<p><b>WATCH MORE:</b> 'Oh no!' - Grabarz flops in high</i> …

Gold Coast

Khama a tough act for Masisi to follow

2018-04-11<p>On 1 April, Botswana’s former president Ian Khama handed over the reins to Mokgweetsi Masisi, 56, a former education minister, after …

South Africa

Makwala wins men's 400m gold

Botswana's Isaac Makwala outclasses the field to win the men's 400m title and celebrates his gold medal with some press-ups on the track.<p><b>WATCH MORE:</b> 'I don't want to see a replay'- Pozzi falters in hurdles final<p><i>Available to UK users only</i>

Botswana

Exploring Botswana’s Okavango Delta by African-Style Gondolier

A traveler to Botswana explores the Okavango Delta’s 6,000 square miles of floodplains and narrow channels, viewing local wildlife up close.

Wildlife

Botswana to Strengthen Ties with Southern African Countries

Botswana to Strengthen Ties with Southern African CountriesPresident Mokgweetsi Masisi has embarked on his regional tour and his first stop was …

South Africa

Botswana:Poaching in Botswana On the Rise

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Eventhough Botswana is pinning her hopes on tourism to diversify the economy, poaching, which is on the rise, remains …

Wildlife

Southern Africa:'No Border Tension Between Namibia and Botswana'

(Photo: Hage Geingob/Twitter)WindhoekBotswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi yesterday dismissed any notion that his country and Namibia have border …

Southern Africa

Zimbabwe:Botswana President Expected in Harare

(Photo: John Chibona/ wikipedia)Botswana's new President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi is expected in Harare today on a one-day working visit and talks with …

South Africa

Meet Botswana's Youngest Minister, Bogolo Kenewendo

Social media users across the continent have commended the new president of Botswana Mokgweetsi Masisi for appointing 31-year-old Bogolo Joy …

Africa

Botswana: New Botswana President Expected in Namibia Today

Botswana 's new president Masisi to visit Namibia.<p>Windhoek — Botswana's new President Mokgweetsi Masisi is expected to arrive in Windhoek today on a …

South Africa