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Nine stray elephants electrocuted in Botswana

2017-09-20 11:46

Nine elephants were electrocuted in a freak accident in Botswana after one of them knocked into an electricity pole and the high-voltage power line fell on them, a local official has said.

Dalai Lama cancels Botswana trip with 'exhaustion'

2017-08-12 20:01

The Dalai Lama has cancelled a trip next week to Botswana because of "exhaustion" after Beijing expressed anger at the African country for allowing the visit.

Botswana confirms Dalai Lama visit despite China anger

2017-07-25 21:41

Botswana has confirmed it will allow the Dalai Lama to visit next month as "a foreign dignitary" in the face of China's fierce opposition to the Tibetan spiritual leader.

Botswana risks China ties with visit from Dalai Lama

2017-07-13 13:00

The Dalai Lama will visit Botswana next month and meet with President Ian Khama, Botswana officials have confirmed, in a trip likely to anger China, a key investor across Africa and its largest trade partner.

Botswana bans export of donkey products

2017-06-29 21:28

Botswana's government has moved to crack down on the multi-billion dollar trade in donkey skins following a spate of killings of the animals across the country fuelled by soaring demand from China.

Mbeki's speech at Masire's funeral

2017-06-29 13:29

Former president Thabo Mbeki has paid tribute to ex-Botswana leader Sir Ketumile Masire. Here is his speech in full.

Marriage goals? Husband and wife team victorious at Kalahari Desert Race

2017-06-29 09:11

Marius and Jolinda Fourie topped the Special Vehicle category with a great win at the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert race, round 3 of South African Cross Country Series.

Mugabe, 93, jets off to Botswana for burial of Masire, 91

2017-06-29 06:11

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is in Gaborone, Botswana for the burial of former president Sir Ketumile Masire, reports say.

Several African dignitaries in Botswana for Masire's send-off

2017-06-28 08:07

Several African dignitaries are in Botswana for the memorial and funeral service of former president Sir Ketumile Masire, who died in hospital last week at the age of 91, a report says.

ANC mourns former Botswana president Masire

2017-06-27 11:32

The ANC says it is saddened by the death of former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire,who died after he was hopitalised last weekend in a critical condition.

 

WATCH: Bus driver, motorists behaving badly

2017-09-06 12:10

A bus driver was captured recklessly overtaking cars along the Francistown road in Botswana. Watch as 7 vehicles are forced to avoid an oncoming bus.

De Beers Botswana targets highest diamond production since 2014

2017-07-31 13:45

De Beers says its unit in Botswana is on track to produce the most since 2014 this year, exceeding its annual production forecast.

Chinese man arrested in Botswana over donkey skin trade

2017-07-14 08:00

A Chinese man alleged to be involved in Botswana's illegal donkey skin trade has been arrested after being found with 500 animals suffering in dire conditions, police say.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Mbeki, Angola

2017-06-30 08:00

President Robert Mugabe has described the late Botswana leader Sir Ketumile Masire as a "virtuous and humble" man, and Angola has threatened jail for 51 over separatist march.

Botswana bans export of donkey products

2017-06-29 20:51

Botswana's government has moved to crack down on the multi-billion dollar trade in donkey skins following a spate of killings of the animals across the country fuelled by soaring demand from China.

'Virtuous' Masire was a 'dear cde, dear brother, dear friend', says Mugabe

2017-06-29 11:40

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has described the late Botswana leader Sir Ketumile Masire as a "virtuous and humble" man, who "opened his life to us with a generosity of spirit that was so much a part of his character".

Top Africa stories: Zim, Masire, Gabon

2017-06-29 08:22

Scores of Zimbabweans living in SA have stormed the Zimbabwean embassy in Pretoria, and Several African dignitaries are in Botswana for the memorial and funeral service of former president Sir Ketumile Masire.

Botswana's ex-leader Masire 'was a workaholic obsessed with farming'

2017-06-28 15:01

Former Botswana leader Sir Ketumile Masire "was a workaholic whose obsession was farming and food production", ex-president Festus Mogae has reportedly said.

SA's neighbours ban poultry imports over bird flu

2017-06-27 20:04

Four of South Africa's neighbours have banned poultry imports from the rainbow nation following a serious outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian influenza.

Botswana's former president Ketumile Masire dies

2017-06-23 19:44

Botswana's former president Sir Ketumile Masire, the southern African country's second post-independence leader and who led efforts to bring peace to Mozambique, has died aged 91, an aide has said.

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