Botswana


Botswana rhinos risk wipeout as poaching rises

2019-10-09 15:00

Nine Botswana rhinos have been poached since April, the government say, an unprecedented rate of one per month that could see rhinos wiped out in the southern African country by 2021.

Southern African nations threaten to quit wildlife trade monitor

2019-09-01 08:17

Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn and imposed a near total ban on zoos taking African elephants captured in the wild.

WATCH | SA filmmakers take on the mighty Okavango River in new series

2019-08-31 09:07

The story of Dereck and Beverly Joubert's romance is intimately intertwined with their 40-year love affair with Botswana. With the release of their brand new series about the Okavango their story comes full circle. Watch.

De Beers gem sales keep falling as buyers allowed to say no

2019-08-28 15:25

De Beers’s diamond buyers took the rare opportunity to reject stones from the biggest supplier as the company offered almost unprecedented flexibility to ease a growing crisis.

In Botswana, elephant hunting divides opinion

2019-08-07 05:50

Conservationists doubt theory that lifting hunting ban and controlling elephant population will stem attacks on humans.

For the love of bakkies: We drive Toyota's new Hilux Legend 50 and GR Sport

2019-07-09 11:37

When Toyota slaps the 'Legend' badge onto its Hilux it usually means there's a new one on the way, Sean Parker put the Legend 50 and GR Sport models through their paces in Southern Africa.

ANALYSIS: Botswana has an elephant poaching problem, not an overpopulation problem

2019-07-01 16:51

The Botswana government recently reintroduced trophy hunting after a five-year moratorium. It did so on the pretext that Botswana has “too many elephants”. But a new academic paper shows that this argument doesn’t hold.

ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import'

2019-06-25 07:00

Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa.

500 endangered vultures die in Botswana after eating poisoned elephants

2019-06-21 09:54

More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana.

2020 Dakar ticket up for grabs at 'Africa's toughest rally'

2019-06-12 09:26

Toyota South Africa will put their weight behind the 'Road to Dakar' initiative at the 2019 Botswana 1000 Desert Race. This race-within-a-race offers privateer crews the opportunity to win a free entry to the world’s toughest automotive race, the Dakar Rally.

 

Elephant hunts start in Botswana with cautious pricing approach

2019-09-14 15:00

Botswana has reintroduced elephant hunts with a cautious approach to pricing, a move that’s likely to further inflame the controversy that’s threatening a $2bn tourism industry after a five-year ban on hunting was lifted.

Botswana to hold elections on October 23

2019-08-31 12:36

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has ordered general elections on October 23, as tensions rise with his estranged predecessor, Ian Khama, the man who put him in the top job.

Farmers and animals struggle in drought-hit Botswana

2019-08-30 14:37

A calf struggles neck-high in the stew-like mud, kicking frantically to make its way across the mire.

De Beers will let buyers reject more diamonds to fend off crisis

2019-08-14 16:34

De Beers will let buyers reject more diamonds at a sale next week as the mining company shows almost unprecedented flexibility to ease a growing crisis.

ANALYSIS: Turmoil in Africa’s ‘model democracy’

2019-08-02 07:46

Everywhere you look, there is back-stabbing, defections, grandstanding and chaos. Joel Konopo looks at the disjointed state of politics in Botswana as the election nears.

Botswana government to appeal court ruling scrapping anti-gay laws

2019-07-05 21:56

Botswana's government will appeal a June high court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, the attorney-general says.

Schalk Burger takes the TDR 1000 in his stride

2019-06-27 12:50

Besides the Dakar, which has now taken on legendary status among the off-road racing fraternity, there is another equally epic event that appears annually. The coveted TDR or Botswana Toyota Desert 1000.

Visser wins "toughest" Toyota Desert Race 1000 yet

2019-06-24 15:57

The 2019 Toyota 1000 Desert Race will long be remembered as one of the toughest on record, thanks partly to the move to the area around Selebi-Phikwe, in eastern Botswana, which played a key roll in the outcome of the race.

Malema, Bushiri could soon be free to travel to Botswana as ban is reviewed - reports

2019-06-14 13:31

EFF leader Julius Malema could soon be free to travel to Botswana after reports that the government was preparing to lift restrictions placed on him.

Botswana high court decriminalises homosexuality

2019-06-11 12:29

Botswana's high court, in a highly-anticipated verdict, has ruled to decriminalise homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country's 1965 penal code.

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