Botswana


Botswana fights claims of elephant poaching spree

2018-09-20 18:15

Botswana has rejected claims of a surge of elephant poaching made by a leading conservation charity and put on display carcasses of animals allegedly slaughtered for ivory - some with tusks still intact.

After elephant killings, Botswana mulls lifting hunting ban

2018-09-12 21:22

Botswana has launched a review of a 2014 hunting ban imposed to reverse a decline in elephants and other wildlife.

WATCH: Botswana govt rubbishes elephant poaching reports

2018-09-06 13:14

Botswana has rubbished reports that nearly 100 elephants have been killed by poachers in recent weeks, saying the claims were “unsubstantiated and sensationalist media reports".

SA's Advocate Dali Mpofu to lead legal team challenging Zim's Mnangagwa election victory – report

2018-08-10 11:00

South Africa's Advocate Dali Mpofu is reportedly set to lead a legal team to challenge Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF party's victory in the just ended elections – on behalf of the opposition MDC Alliance.

Top Africa stories: Zim opposition on elections, Africa baobab tree

2018-07-13 07:32

Zimbabwe's main opposition vows to press on with demands for fair elections, and Amnesty International has urged the government of Botswana not to force Namibian refugees to return home.

Botswana 'must not force Namibian refugees to back home': AI

2018-07-12 10:46

Rights group Amnesty International has urged the government of Botswana not to force any of the Caprivi refugees to return to their home country Namibia if there is "a risk of persecution".

One of Botswana's biggest landholders embroiled in controversy

2018-06-29 08:33

An investigation by amaBhungane and the INK Centre for Investigative Journalism has cast new light on a secretive British-registered company whose extensive colonial-era land holdings have become a hot political issue in Botswana.

WATCH: Botswana's ex-leader Ian Khama shows off some football skills

2018-06-27 12:30

A video of retired former Botswana president Ian Khama in a soccer match, has emerged on social media, with many marvelling at the lifestyle he has chosen after leaving the higher office of the land.

Donkeys stolen, skinned in Africa to feed Chinese demand

2018-06-15 08:00

From Kenya to Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe to Nigeria, agents are seeking to slake China's insatiable appetite for a gelatin made from stewed donkey skins that purports to provide health benefits.

Boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa

2018-06-04 21:43

A boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa, just hours after its weekend discovery.

 

The war for Choppies

2018-09-16 10:01

Zimbabwean shareholders in the Botswana-based multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer Choppies Enterprises have accused the company’s other shareholders of trying to 'capture' them like the 'Guptas did in South Africa'.

Botswana hits back at critics on anti-poaching policy

2018-09-09 19:05

Botswana's president says criticism of his government's anti-poaching policy is "nothing but hysteria," following reports that poachers are killing more elephants in a country with Africa's biggest elephant population.

At least 87 dead elephants found in Botswana - report

2018-09-04 12:14

At least 87 dead elephants have been found near a sanctuary in Botswana, according to a report.

Southern Africa finally getting to grips with HIV

2018-07-25 16:53

Namibia, eSwatini, South Africa and Botswana all have good news about HIV infection.

Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

2018-07-12 13:00

Africa's ancient baobab, with its distinctive swollen trunk and known as the "tree of life", is under a new and mysterious threat, with some of the largest and oldest dying abruptly in recent years.

Wear whatever keeps you warm, Botswana govt tells school pupils

2018-07-04 07:36

School pupils in Botswana are being allowed to dress in any warm clothes and even take blankets to school due to the cold weather.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Botswana's Ian Khama

2018-06-28 08:01

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa suspects Grace Mugabe allies were behind an explosion that rocked a stadium where he addressed his Zanu-PF supporters, and a look at Ian Khama's lifestyle after presidency.

Clean sweep for Toyota after dominant display at Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1 000 Desert Race

2018-06-25 17:33

It was a clean sweep for Toyota at the 2018 Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1 000 Desert Race as Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Dennis Murphy took the overall honours for the second year running.

Toyota SA behind the 'Road to Dakar' at this year's Botswana 1000 Desert Race

2018-06-07 06:54

Toyota South African Motors will again be supporting the Road to Dakar initiative at this year’s Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race.

Top Africa stories: Zim election date set, Kagame on Chamisa

2018-05-31 08:22

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the date for the country's general elections, and Rwandan President Paul Kagame has responds to Zimbabwean opposition leader's claims.

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