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Lawyers In Bid to Restore Regional Tribunal

[Legalbrief] The role played by President Jacob Zuma in removing crucial legal rights from millions of people living in SADC countries came under scrutiny in the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Khama Speaks On Zimbabwe's Political Power Dynamics

[New Era] Windhoek -Botswana President Ian Khama who visited Namibia this week said he does not know the exact details of what transpired in Zimbabwe which led former President Robert Mugabe to resign, but he wishes that country and its people success under the new leadership. (AllAfrica)

How President Khama Tackled Corruption

[New Era] Windhoek -Botswana President, Lieutenant-General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, who is expected to step down next month has shared his journey on how he successfully fought corruption during his 10-year tenure. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Hails Khama Visit

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's international relations Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Selma Ashipala-Musavyi on behalf of government has hailed the just ended two-day State visit by Botswana President, Lieutenant-General Seretse Khama Ian Khama as a success. (AllAfrica)

Khama, Geingob Sign Treaty

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has returned from a two-day state visit in Namibia. (AllAfrica)

Namibia-Botswana Desalination Plant Still On Cards

[New Era] Windhoek -The initial plans to jointly set up a multi-billion-dollar pipeline that will draw water from the Atlantic Ocean and be shared as desalinated water by Namibia and Botswana is still on the cards. (AllAfrica)

Justice Dibotelo Leaves Office Happy Man

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo says he is happy that as he leaves office sometime end of April, all legal issues surrounding the judiciary system that formed unpleasant centre stage in 2017 have been resolved amicably. (AllAfrica)

High-Level Dialogue On Agricultural Productivity Begins

[] Gaborone -The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (Minds), in Partnership With the Sir Ketumile Masire Foundation (Skmf), Is Set to Host a High-Level Dialogue On Agricultural Productivity As Means to Foster Regional Integration. (AllAfrica)

Official Advises Artistes

[Botswana Daily News] Tlokweng -Performing artistes have been urged to keep their work original and avoid the pitfalls of copying. (AllAfrica)

Tebelelo Advises Farmers Not to Rely On Herdboys

[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -One of the renowned farmers in Serowe area, Mr Kelebemang Tebelelo has advised farmers not to solely rely on farm herdboys, but to rather make sure that they are always available to attend to all that is needed at the farm. (AllAfrica)

Tennis - PGM Tourney Attracts Many

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -A total of 117 budding players competed in the PGM Foundation Junior Open Tennis Tournament held at Notwane Tennis Centre on February 4. (AllAfrica)

Visit to Strengthen Relations - Goitsemang

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation, Mr Gaeimelwe Goitsemang says it is crucial for Botswana and Namibia to strengthen the already existing bilateral cooperation between them. (AllAfrica)

Masisi Calls for All to Pull Up Socks

[Botswana Daily News] Lobu Farm -Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has implored all stakeholders to explore the plan to resuscitate Lobu farm in all its manifestations for greater achievements. (AllAfrica)

'khama Achieved a Lot Economically'

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Kenneth Matambo says government achieved various economic successes including reduction in unemployment and poverty levels and decline in average inflation rate under President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama. (AllAfrica)

State Enterprises Performance Mixed Bag

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -State-owned enterprises (SOEs) exist to support government's development efforts hence their performance is critical in achieving government's broad development objectives of boosting economic growth. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Manage Deficit

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Kenneth Matambo has proposed P67.8 billion as total expenditure and net lending for the 2018/19 financial year. (AllAfrica)

Government Committed to Assisting Farmers

[Botswana Daily News] Mathangwane -Government has made a commitment to assist farmers through different programmes to enable them to produce enough food to feed Batswana. (AllAfrica)

President Khama 'To Look for Beautiful Wife' Once He Retires

[East African] Outgoing Botswana president Ian Khama has said he will be looking for a beautiful wife after April 1, 2018, local media reported Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Matambo Delivers Budget Speech

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Kenneth Matambo will this morning deliver the national budget speech in Parliament. (AllAfrica)

Khama Applauds Residents for Support

[Botswana Daily News] Tonota -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has appreciated the support that Tonota residents have given him during his term of office. (AllAfrica)

Khama Leaves for Namibia

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama today (February 5) leaves for Namibia on a two-day state visit at the invitation of his Namibian counterpart, Dr Hage Geingob. (AllAfrica)

Set Pace By Hatching New Ideas - Masisi

[Botswana Daily News] Lobu -Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has urged all those involved in Lobu farm to set pace by hatching new ideas to resuscitate the farm and enrich the small stock industry in the country. (AllAfrica)

Phikwe to Emerge One of Biggest Productive Towns - President

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -Selebi Phikwe will not become a ghost town but it will emerge to be one of the country's productive towns with a vibrant economy in the coming years. (AllAfrica)

Olopeng Hails Administrators

[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng has commended sports administrators for working hard to host events of international stature which make the country proud. (AllAfrica)

Bogma to Raise Gospel Standard

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The nation should brace itself for the long awaited mouth-watering gospel awards which will, without doubt, elevate the standard of gospel music in the country and also serve as a morale booster to many gospel aspirants and new entrants. (AllAfrica)

Botswana Hosts Africa, Mideast Stock Exchange Meeting

[CAJ News] Gaborone -BOTSWANA aims to demonstrate its ability and pledge to operating a stock market of global standards when its hosts the 27th meeting of the Africa Middle East Depositories Association (AMEDA) in April. (AllAfrica)

Lizibo to Release Valentine Song

[Botswana Daily News] Lobatse -The Malebeswa hitmaker Lizibo is due to drop a love single just in time for Valentine's Day. (AllAfrica)

Masisi Returns From AU Summit

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi returned from Addis Ababa January 30. Mr Masisi attended the 30th ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. He said the summit discussed, among others, peace and security challenges for the continent as well as relations among African nations. (AllAfrica)

Miti Reshapes Economy

[Botswana Daily News] Kasane -Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Mr Vincent Seretse says his ministry has been given a critical role and responsibility of leading the economic transformation process of the country. (AllAfrica)

Khama Leads By Example

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has emphasised the importance of observing the rule of law when it comes to term limits. (AllAfrica)

IAEA Offers More Assistance Programmes

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Dr Yukiya Amano, yesterday paid a courtesy call on Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi to discuss IAEA's work and identify potential areas on how to further enhance the agency's collaboration with Botswana. (AllAfrica)