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18 Jan 2019

Botswana Government was this week bracing itself for a renewed round of negative publicity as well as likely international fallout from a consultancy Report by the controversial scientist Mike Chase who has recently submitted his elephant study in Botswana to Government.

18 Jan 2019

By Calistus Bosaletswe

Controversial Elephant Without Borders (EWB) is believed to have leaked a report on elephants counts to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) a week after the report was submitted to the government of Botswana.

18 Jan 2019

In a move seen as reversing some of former President Ian Khama’s policies, Botswana under the leadership President Mokgweetsi Masisi has climbed down on its earlier decision not to support the sales of ivory.

18 Jan 2019

By Calistus Bosaletswe

A move by government prohibiting Kalahari Bushmen to travel more than 40 km from their residential areas in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and other Wildlife Management Areas in Kgalagadi has sparked anger among residents. The bushmen accuse the government of restricting their movements.

18 Jan 2019

By Mpho Keleboge

Court of appeal Judge Monametsi Stephen Gaongalelwe will this week (Thursday) appear before a panel of judges to thwart being investigated for ill-gotten housing allowance.

18 Jan 2019

Kgatleng Council chairman Mpho Morolong says his council will not be intimidated by voters who are threatening to vote them out in the coming general elections.

Apparently the threat emanates from the council’s move to implement a new by-law that seeks to force farmers to remove all stray live stock in the village.

18 Jan 2019

By Mpho Keleboge

Two death row inmates who were sentenced to death for the murder of a local Cab driver in Gaborone will this morning (Tuesday) appear before the Court of Appeal (CoA)seeking the court to save them from the hangman’s noose.

The two death row inmates are Matshidiso Boikanyo and Moabi Mabiletsa.

18 Jan 2019

Batswana have reportedly become the latest target by South African armed criminals, it has emerged.

This follows two separate incidents in which Botswana citizens were robbed by armed criminals at various places where they had lodged.

18 Jan 2019

By Mpho Keleboge

Residents of Jackalas No 1 village in the North East District have petitioned Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) and the Government in a move aimed at compelling them to act on their water crisis.

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