Masire 'was instrumental in fight against apartheid in SA'

2017-06-23 13:02

South Africa's High Commission to Botswana, Mdu Lembede, has reportedly said that the late Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire was instrumental in the fight against apartheid in South Africa.

Former Botswana president Masire dies at 91

2017-06-23 08:28

Former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire has died after he was hospitalised last weekend in a critical condition. He was 91.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Botswana, Lesotho

2017-06-08 06:07

President Donald Trump has reportedly called on President Robert Mugabe's government to urgently make political and economic reforms and Botswana has banned Zimbabwe's chicken imports over bird flu fears.

Russia's Norilsk Nickel sues Botswana for reneging on deal

2017-05-19 17:23

Russian Nickel mining group, Nornickel has taken legal action against the Botswana government for reneging on a deal.

Poppie the paralysed dog on her way to US after back op

2017-05-08 20:21

A paralysed dog that stole the hearts of a group of researchers in Botswana just over two months ago is on her way to the US – hopefully after a back operation to repair her fractured vertebrae.

Amnesty says Botswana executed 1 criminal in 2016

2017-04-11 20:48

Amnesty International says Botswana was the only country in southern African to carry out an execution last year.

Botswana quake: At least 36 students 'affected', structural 'defects' reported

2017-04-04 18:30

At least 36 students from Mothamo Junior Secondary School in Moiyabana were "affected" after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit Botswana on Monday, the country’s National Disaster Management Office says.

Chad's Faki assumes African Union leadership, pledges reform

2017-03-14 22:02

Chad's former foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has assumed office as head of the African Union Commission, pledging to reform the institution and tackle the continent's many crises.

Top Africa stories: Cyclone Enawo, Zim

2017-03-08 20:06

Tropical cyclone Enawo has killed three people and displacing hundreds as it buffeted Madagascar, and a crocodile shot dead by rangers in central Zimbabwe has been found with human remains.

Cyclone Dineo: At least 55 injured, over 100 000 displaced in Mozambique

2017-02-18 11:30

Cyclone Dineo injured 55 and displaced more than 100 000 as it battered southern Mozambique, according to natural disasters agencies.


He was 'one of the best African leaders'… Twitter reacts to Masire's death

2017-06-23 10:00

Social media users have taken to Twitter to honour Botswana's former president Sir Ketumile Masire following his death. He was 91.

SA suspends import of poultry products from Zim over bird flu

2017-06-08 15:07

South Africa has suspended imports of all poultry products from Zimbabwe after an outbreak of the H5N8 strain of bird flu was reported in the neighbouring country over the weekend.

Botswana bans Zim chicken imports over bird flu fears

2017-06-07 06:11

Botswana has banned poultry products from neighbouring Zimbabwe after an outbreak of the H5N8 strain of bird flu was reported at the weekend.

Botswana kills at least 68 cattle from Zimbabwe – report

2017-05-17 20:08

Police in Botswana have killed at least 68 cattle valued at $35 000 that were stolen from Zimbabwe’s Bulilima district between January – April this year, a report says.

Nigeria sees 'massive spike' in death sentences: Amnesty International

2017-04-12 11:02

Nigeria handed down an astonishing 527 death sentences in 2016, three times more than the previous year, in what Amnesty International has described as a "massive and worrying spike".

Eskom seals another electricity sales deal

2017-04-06 16:44

Eskom’s plan to increase its electricity exports is gaining momentum as it has signed a second firm power sales agreement in just over a week.

Strong 6.5-magnitude quake strikes Botswana

2017-04-03 21:07

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 has struck the southern African nation of Botswana, US seismologists say, with the tremor felt in several neighbouring countries.

Botswana journos investigating Khama's holiday home 'detained, threatened'

2017-03-12 08:00

Three journalists who tried to get a closer look at Botswana President Ian Khama's holiday home last week were allegedly detained and threatened by plain clothes security agents, according to a local NGO.

Botswana shoots at least 22 cattle 'stolen from Zimbabwe'

2017-03-08 17:08

Botswana authorities have reportedly shot at least 22 cattle that were allegedly stolen from Zimbabwe's Bulilima district.

Jealousy made them do it

2017-02-12 06:01

Malawian businessman Simbi Phiri says an investigation into his undeclared money reeks of pettiness and spite.

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