Botswana


Double Desert Race triumph for Hiluxes

2015-07-01 11:34

the annual Desert Race, Round 3 of the SA Cross-Country championship, was a three-day event. See who kept their lead...

Desert Race promises thrills and spills

2015-06-08 20:44

Arguably the most demanding fixture of the off-road championship is on the horizon as the National series heads to Botswana for the Desert Race.

Botswana editorial team held for questioning over story

2015-05-07 12:20

Three editorial members of The Botswana Gazette in Gaborone are being held for questioning at the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime headquarters, the paper's editor says.

Stop hiring Zimbabweans, Botswana farmers told

2015-04-29 13:26

Botswana has reportedly barred local farmers from employing "cheap" Zimbabwean workers, saying farmers should pay farm workers well so that they can attract Batswana to work in their farms.

Zebra meat men get lashes, fine

2015-03-19 21:34

Two Botswana men have been sentenced to three lashes each and a fine for unlawful possession of zebra meat.

Botswana repatriates Namibian, Angolan refugees

2015-03-17 19:46

Botswana has started repatriating Namibian and Angolan refugees, a report says, adding that close to 1 000 Namibians should have returned to their home country by the end of the year.

SAPS imposters granted bail in Botswana

2015-03-17 14:21

Two South African men charged with impersonating SA Police Service officials have been granted conditional bail by a Botswana court.

Mother chops off newborn's fingers

2015-03-11 21:20

Botswana police are investigating why a 31-year-old mother of four allegedly cut some fingers off her newborn baby.

Botswana to hosts elephant summit

2015-03-10 15:39

Botswana is set to host international meetings on elephant poaching and the illegal wildlife trade in Africa, Environment and Tourism Minister Tshekedi Khama says.

Dogs kill Botswana boy

2015-03-05 05:00

Botswana police are investigating the killing of a young boy by dogs.

 

Zim rhino airlifted to Botswana

2015-06-12 17:50

Zimbabwe is to airlift three more black rhino to Botswana within the next few days.

Botswana reporter, managing editor cautioned over story on businessman

2015-05-08 19:39

The Botswana Gazette has been given a warning for breaking the law by publishing a story about a Zambian businessman's connections with the country's ruling party.

Botswana's marauding elephants trigger hunting debate

2015-05-04 07:41

Surveying her destroyed cornfield in northern Botswana, Minsozie Kasaira wishes for a return to the days of elephant hunting.

Botswana GDP growth quickens to 3%

2015-04-05 11:30

Botswana's economy has grown 3.3% quarter-on-quarter in the three months ending in December, from a revised 1.5% in the third quarter, data shows.

Zim man found in illegal possession of gold

2015-03-18 18:49

A Zimbabwean illegal immigrant has been arrested in Botswana and charged with illegal possession of gold, a report says.

Botswana MPs want wildlife hunting ban lifted

2015-03-17 17:54

A week before Botswana hosts two key wildlife conservation conferences, a small group of lawmakers are seeking a review of a 2014 commercial hunting ban.

Zim man sentenced to 8 years in Botswana

2015-03-12 15:43

A Zimbabwean man has been arrested in Botswana to eight years in prison for murder, a report says.

Zambian man found with 4 ivory tusks

2015-03-11 06:30

A Zambian national, who was recently found in possession of four illegal elephant tusks, has been remanded in custody in Maun while awaiting trial, a Gaborone-based radio station reports.

Dogs kill Botswana boy

2015-03-05 09:26

Botswana police are investigating the killing of a young boy by dogs.

Fake SAPS denied bail in Botswana

2015-03-02 19:16

A Botswana court has denied bail to two people charged with impersonating SA Police Service officials.

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