Chad, Senegal and Kenya join battle to to succeed Dlamini-Zuma

2016-10-14 17:42

Kenya, Senegal and Chad will each nominate a candidate to become the new head of the African Union, which failed to choose a successor to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in July.

Top Africa stories: Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Africa

2016-10-04 16:57

There has been a slight improvement amongst African countries governance says a new report and Zimbabwean middle class women under the age of 35 years are shunning elections .

Mugabe to attend Lesotho's independence celebrations, after 'snubbing' Khama

2016-10-03 12:20

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to attend Lesotho's 50th independence anniversary later this week, after he recently "turned down" a similar invite from Botswana, a report says.

Terry Pheto in Botswana for premiere of latest film

2016-09-29 12:05

South African actress Terry Pheto walked the red carpet at the premiere of her latest movie, A United Kingdom in Botswana.

Babes Wodumo is on her way to Botswana

2016-09-28 12:05

Babes will headline a music festival in the Southern African country; here’s everything you need to know about the show.

Zim: Ian Khama's remarks 'a taboo in African etiquette'

2016-09-24 10:30

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly taken a swipe at Botswana President Ian Khama, who this week called on ageing President Robert Mugabe to step down.

Khama should 'go hang' for telling Mugabe to step down, says minister

2016-09-23 17:02

Ian Khama’s call for President Robert Mugabe to step down hasn’t gone down well with the Zimbabwean government: the Botswana president should just “go hang”, Mugabe’s former spin-doctor says.

Mugabe, 92, can't bring Zim out of its hardships, says Botswana leader

2016-09-22 13:06

Botswana's president Ian Khama has urged Africa's oldest ruler President Robert Mugabe to leave office, saying he is too old to lead Zimbabwe out of the current hardships, reports say.

Botswana govt confirms deportation of anti-gay US pastor

2016-09-20 13:17

The Botswana government has confirmed the deportation of controversial anti-gay pastor Steven Anderson from the southern African country.

UPDATE: Botswana-bound pastor laments decision of 'wicked' SA

Anti-gay pastor Steven Anderson has lashed out at South Africa in his latest online video, following Tuesday's announcement by Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba that Anderson is unwelcome in the Republic and will not be granted a visa. Watch.

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Climate change may be behind Cape fox moving north in Botswana: Scientists

2016-10-07 22:25

The diminutive Cape fox is nosing its way further north in Botswana - and climate change may be the reason, a new study shows.

Top Africa stories: Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Gabon, Libya

2016-10-03 17:22

Mugabe set to attend Lesotho's independence celebration after shunning similar invite from Botswana, More than 50 people die in a stampede in Ethiopia, and Gabon unveils inclusive cabinet.

Female farmers suffer most in Southern Africa drought

2016-09-30 18:06

Southern Africa has suffered through one of the worst droughts in decades and now small farmers face a long hungry season with growing food aid needs until the next harvest.

I won't interfere in Zim affairs, says Namibia's Geingob

2016-09-28 15:28

Namibian President Hage Geingob has refused to criticise President Robert Mugabe, saying that his country would not interfere in Zimbabwe's national affairs, a report says.

Zimbabwe says Ian Khama's criticism of Mugabe is 'shocking'

2016-09-24 15:30

Zimbabwe's government has hit back at Botswana's President Ian Khama following his comments asking President Robert Mugabe to step down.

Less than 1 000 wildebeest left in Central Kalahari... but there is hope

2016-09-23 20:43

There could be fewer than 1 000 wildebeest left in Botswana's vast and forbidding Central Kalahari, says a leading researcher.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Mboweni, migrants

2016-09-22 15:07

Botswana's president Ian Khama calls on Mugabe to step down, Mboweni says he wants ti launch a solidarity fund for Zim and a boat carrying at least 450 migrants capsizes in Egypt.

Botswana at 50: the end of an African success story?

2016-09-21 15:20

For a global audience, the movie 'A United Kingdom' provides a topical account of race relations. The love story is also likely to revitalise the popular viewpoint of Botswana as a national success story.

Controversial anti-gay US pastor 'to be deported from Botswana'

2016-09-20 11:46

Reports have emerged indicating that controversial anti-gay pastor Steven Anderson is set for deportation out of Botswana.

Namibia set to resume repatriation of refugees from Botswana

2016-08-15 12:33

The Botswanan and Namibian governments have announced plans to resume the repatriation of hundreds of Namibian refugees being kept at the Dukwe refugee camp in Botswana, a report says.

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