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Tuesday, 02-09-16, 15:38Largest Diamond Found in 100 Years Named 'Our Light'[News24Wire] The 1 111 carat diamond discovered in Botswana has officially been named "Lesedi La Rona", which means "our light" in Setswana. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 12:46Khama to Launch ESP At Machaneng Next Saturday[Government of Botswana] The public is informed that the official launch of the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) will take place on Saturday 13th, February 2016 in Machaneng village, in the Tswapong/Ramokgonami area. According to the Office of the President, the launch will be performed by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Botswana, Lieutenant General Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama and is expected to start at 08h00. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 8:32BNF Celebrates 50th Anniversary[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -Leader of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Mr Duma Boko has advised opposition political parties to work together. read more...
Monday, 02-08-16, 13:21'JJ' Demolishes Sankoyo[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Prolific Township Rollers striker, Jerome 'JJ' Ramatlhakwana was the toast of the day when he scored a brace in his side's 4-0 demolition of Sankoyo Bushbucks in a be Mobile Premiership game played at the new Francistown Sports Complex on Saturday. read more...
Monday, 02-08-16, 13:14Botswana Member of AU's Peace and Security Council[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana has been elected to be a member of the Peace and Security Council of African Union (AU). read more...
Friday, 02-05-16, 9:36I Am Ready - Masisi[The Patriot] The adage that being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional was written all over the face of Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi when asked about the looming challenge ahead of the 2019 Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) special congress. Responding a question during the BDP media briefing, Masisi said that he is ready for any challenge and knows about people who are intending to take on him for the BDP presidency ahead of the 2019 general elections. read more...
Friday, 02-05-16, 9:36Botswana Unmoved On ICC[The Patriot] Botswana government has broken ranks with the rest of Africa that wants to withdraw their International Criminal Court (ICC) membership. Addressing the media Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Botswana has opted for a friendly disagreement with the rest of Africa regarding the pulling out of ICC. He said that the African Union is not a state party to the Roman Statues as such does not have any relevance to the agreement. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 7:13Khama Receives Afrimma Award[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says the Transformational Leadership Award that he has recieved is on behalf of all Batswana artists and performers. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 7:04Falcon Abatement Project Fruitful[Botswana Daily News] Pandamatenga -Quelea birds have turned out to be Pandamatenga farmers' worst enemy. read more...
Wednesday, 02-03-16, 10:48Gaborone to Represent Botswana in Mozambique[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has appointed Mr Olebile Gaborone as Botswana's High Commissioner designate to Mozambique. read more...

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