Botswana


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.

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting

2019-05-23 13:39

Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, saying the population had increased and farmers' livelihoods were being impacted.

Elephant-rich African nations demand right to resume Ivory sales

2019-05-07 20:56

Five southern African nations that are home to most of the world’s elephants demanded the right to sell ivory, arguing that people who live alongside the animals must be allowed to benefit from them.

Patrice Motsepe files urgent interdict application against BLF, Mngxitama - report

2019-04-30 21:12

Billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe has reportedly filed an urgent interdict application against Black First, Land First and its leader Andile Mngxitama in connection with allegations that he was involved in an alleged plot to interfere in Botswana's politics.

 

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.

Botswana ex-president slams successor

2019-06-01 10:10

Botswanan former president Ian Khama has accused his chosen successor of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country's reputation as a beacon of stability in Africa.

Andile Mngxitama ordered to retract from bashing Patrice Motsepe

2019-05-09 17:45

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama has been ordered by the Gauteng High Court sitting in Johannesburg, to refrain from continuing to accuse billionaire and mining mogul, Patrice Motsepe, of meddling in Botswana's politics.

South Africa govt has nothing to do with Motsepe-Radebe Botswana debacle - Sisulu

2019-04-30 21:40

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has delivered a message to Botswana to say the South African government had nothing to do with businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe's reported meddling in that country's politics.

Second-biggest diamond in history found, but it's not that great

2019-04-25 18:57

A giant 1 758-carat diamond, the second-biggest ever discovered, has been found in Botswana. But unlike its rivals, it won’t fetch a record-breaking price.

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