Motsepe breaks his silence on allegations of political interference in Botswana

2019-06-13 19:03

Dr Patrice Motsepe has finally broken his silence on allegations of political interference in Botswana, refuting reports that he has been bankrolling the opposition.

This record-breaking blue diamond from Botswana will only show imperfections under 10x magnification

2019-04-18 13:08

The "Okavango Blue" stone displayed in Gaborone is the latest in a long line of massive diamonds found in the region.

A meteorite spotted before entering the atmosphere has been recovered from a remote area of Botswana - the second time in history this has happened

2018-07-12 17:46

To retrieve the pea-sized fragment, the team was chaperoned by park rangers in the territory of lions and elephants, snakes and scorpions.

Choppies is now almost as big in SA as in Botswana – and its 'plan' to come for Shoprite is not entirely a joke anymore

2018-04-26 16:00

The Botswana retailer increased sales in South Africa by 42.4% in the last half of 2017 .

Photo of the Day: Elephant Bay

2014-03-05 16:08

Today's Photo of the Day captures elephants along the Chobe River in Botswana.


Botswana is re-legalising hunting elephants because it says they're causing chaos by killing livestock and fighting with people

2019-05-23 15:06

Botswana has 130,000 elephants, more than any other country. Its Environment Ministry says the levels need to be controlled to protect humans.

Botswana president likens elephants to European migrants

2019-04-16 20:44

The president of Botswana, the nation with the world’s largest elephant population, likened the country’s travails with its numerous pachyderms to the number of Africans who have migrated to Europe to find a better life.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's honeymoon could include a stopover in another African country

2018-05-14 06:16

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will honeymoon in Namibia, reportedly. But one travel expert told Business Insider that the royal couple's honeymoon could include another African country as well.

Travel travails

2014-09-15 07:12

Open communication will go a long way to easing glitches, says Mandi Smallhorne.

African Adventure crews stranded

2013-04-02 10:41

The 2013 4x4 African Adventure convoy's odyssey has been halted in Malawi by heavy rain. The convoy's spokesperson reports participants are "stranded indefinitely".

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