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Thursday, 09-18-14, 15:07Reporter Flees to South Africa[MISA]Sunday standard senior reporter Edgar Tsimane has been granted asylum by the South African government after he fled Botswana in fear of his safety. read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 14:50Editor Arrested by Police[MISA]Sunday Standard Editor Outsa Mokone has been arrested by Botswana Police. Mokone was arrested on Monday 8 September 2014. read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 9:54South African Editors Criticize Khama[South African Editors Forum]The Southern African Editors Forum (SAEF) and the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) have watched with concern the ongoing onslaught on media freedom in Botswana. The recent arrest and detention of Outsa Mokone, the Editor of Sunday Standard and the threat of the same that forced senior reporter of the paper, Edgar Tsimane, to seek asylum in South Africa have only come to worsen an already tense situation. read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 12:43Namibian Bowlers Shine At Ast in Botswana[New Era]Jwaneng -Namibian bowling teams have just returned from the African States Tournament (AST) where they achieved some remarkable results. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 12:21Two Journalists Facing Serious Charges in Run-Up to Elections[RSF]Outsa Mokone, the editor of the Gaborone-based Sunday Standard, is charged with seditious intent over a story about a car accident involving the president in August, while the journalist who wrote it, Edgar Tsimane, has fled and been granted provisional refugee status in neighbouring South Africa. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 10:47Let's Keep Fingers Crossed for Our Netball Ladies in Botswana[New Era]Windhoek -A 12-member national senior netball team departed for Gaborone, Botswana last Friday, to compete in the 2015 Netball World Cup qualifiers, which got underway in the Botswana capital Gaborone, yesterday. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 10:16Sunday Standard Editor Outsa Mokone Arrested[CPJ]Cape Town -The image of Botswana as a bastion of press freedom and good governance has been dented following the arrest of an editor of a privately owned newspaper, and the seizure of his computer. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 8:17Julius Malema Barred from Visiting Botswana[EFF]The Economic Freedom Fighters condemns the refusal by the autocratic military government of Botswana to grant the CIC Julius Malema a visa. read more...
Saturday, 09-13-14, 20:42Sasol Banyana Banyana Thump Botswana Again in a Friendly Match[SAFA]Sasol Banyana Banyana walloped the Botswana women's national team 10-0 in an international friendly match played at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Phokeng, on Saturday afternoon, 13 September. read more...
Saturday, 09-13-14, 9:29Bowlers Scoop Gold in Botswana[The Herald]ZIMBABWE finally scooped a gold medal at the Africa States Bowls tournament which ends this afternoon at the Jwaneng greens in Botswana.The women's Trips walked tall after beating some of the stronger sides in tough conditions. read more...

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