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Botswana President Ian Khama has received stitches after a caged cheetah hurt him in a "freak accident" at an army barracks, officials say.
April 29, 2013 7:24 PM GABORONE, Botswana (AFP) - Botswana President Ian Khama has received two stitches in his face after being clawed by a cheetah, a government spokesman said Monday.
GABORONE, Botswana — Botswana President Ian Khama has received two stitches in his face after being clawed by a cheetah, a government spokesman said Monday. The incident occurred at a Botswana Defense Force barracks last week government spokesman Jeff Ramsay told AFP. "He was scratched by a Cheetah last week but not really attacked per se," Ramsay said. The cheetah was being fed in an ...
[Zimbabwe Standard]Bottled water which was recently condemned as unfit for human consumption, has found its way into Botswana's market where reports say it goes for between 6 and 7 pula per bottle.
Bottled water which was recently condemned as unfit for human consumption, has found its way into Botswana’s market where reports say it goes for between 6 and 7 pula per bottle.
The latest Freedom House annual report places Botswana among countries with a "free" press. In the same category are South Africa, Namibia and Lesotho. Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar are "partly free" while the press in Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Swaziland and Zimbabwe are "not free." Lesotho moved from the "partly free" status it held last year.
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Botswana Railways is powering ahead with the procurement of up to 562 specialised wagons to support the country's blossoming exports of coal and other commodities, a top official has said.
Botswana will experience a cereal shortage for the second consecutive year and plans are already in place to import it to augment for the shortage attributable to recent low rainfall across the country.
Botswana beef exports may no longer enter the European Union (EU) market duty free if the country fails to meet the requirements of the 2009 Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) by October next year.
[OSISA]In February 2012, a small group of people tried to start an independent organisation in Botswana. The objectives of the organisation are to promote the universality of human rights in Botswana and to encourage the provision of health services without discrimination. The organisation would seek to achieve these objectives through advocacy, education and research.
A law lecturer has argued that Botswana has failed to meet its minimum obligations to the residents of Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) by denying them food.
In 1965 Sir Seretse Khama denounced tribal claim to land as anti-development. He reasoned that "leaving mineral rights vested in tribal authorities and private companies must necessarily result in uneven growth of the country's economy, as well as deprive the central government of an important revenue for developing the country" (in Hazleton 2002:5).
Botswana is uniquely positioned to benefit from the trade, tax and transparency initiatives the Group of Eight (G8) plans to unfurl for Africa and other regions this year, the British High Commissioner has said.
Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest nickel and palladium producer, may suspend operations at its Tati Nickel mine in Botswana after a sharp drop in metal prices, a company document showed on Wednesday.