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Thursday, 10-16-14, 12:17Tough Elections for Botswana[OSISA]The October 24 general elections are likely be the most competitive in the history of Botswana. According to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), 824,073 eligible voters have registered to vote in this year's elections. read more...
Tuesday, 10-14-14, 19:48Botswana Reaffirms Support to Saharawi People's Right to Self-Determination[SPS]New York -The Republic of Botswana on Friday reaffirmed its position of support to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination through an open referendum, adding it is saddened by that fact that a solution to Western Sahara question "has still not been found." read more...
Tuesday, 10-14-14, 14:57From Dr Mugabe to Baby Spice in Southern Africa[The Daily Vox]Each week award winning journalist KRISTEN VAN SCHIE brings you all the news that's worth knowing from across the SADC region. Here is this week's SADC wrap. read more...
Tuesday, 10-14-14, 7:21SADC to Send Over 70 Observers[AEP]The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will send over 70 Electoral Observer Mission (SEOM) to evaluate the 24th October 2014 elections in Botswana. read more...
Monday, 10-13-14, 14:51Could Mining Help Conserve Okavango Delta?[allAfrica]Understandably, the mining industry is not perceived as a bastion of environmental preservation. That many of the world's minerals and hydrocarbons are found in pristine environments is an unfortunate but inescapable reality. read more...
Monday, 10-13-14, 8:46Egypt Revives Nations Cup Hopes With 2-0 Win in Botswana[Egypt Online]Egypt made up for a disastrous start to their Nations Cup qualifying campaign by claiming a 2-0 victory away to Botswana on Friday which revived their hopes of reaching next year's Morocco finals as coach Shawky Gharib rang the changes. read more...
Sunday, 10-12-14, 18:06Regional Observers Head to Botswana for Polls[SAnews.gov.za]More than 70 observers will be deployed by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observer Mission (SEOM) to assess the October 24 general elections in Botswana, says International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. read more...
Friday, 10-10-14, 14:03Minister Nkoana-Mashabane Arrives in Botswana for Polls[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has arrived in Botswana for the launch of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Election Observer Mission. read more...
Friday, 10-10-14, 13:22Hundreds of Bushmen Abused in Botswana - New Report[Survival International]A new report from Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples' rights, has revealed hundreds of cases of beatings, arrests and abuses suffered by the Kalahari Bushmen in Botswana at the hands of wildlife officers and police. read more...
Thursday, 10-09-14, 13:30Maintaining the Ecological Integrity of the Okavango Delta[SAIIA]In June 2014 Botswana's Okavango Delta was enlisted as the 1000th UNESCO World Heritage Site - a status that underscores the Delta's global ecological significance and highlights the need to protect and manage this important biosphere. read more...

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