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News Botswana Government: Botswana's government is stalling efforts to get to the bottom of 350 mysterious elephant deaths, conservationists say

Published on: Sunday 05 July 2020
Botswana's government is stalling efforts to get to the bottom of 350 mysterious elephant deaths, conservationists say
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/botswana-stalling-on-investigation-into-mass-elephant-death-2020-7

Botswana officials waited weeks to look into the sudden death of at least 350 elephants which have dropped dead since early May, conservationists say.

News Botswana Government: Coronavirus: UAE sends five tonnes of medical supplies to Botswana

Published on: Sunday 03 May 2020
Coronavirus: UAE sends five tonnes of medical supplies to Botswana
News source: https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/coronavirus-uae-sends-five-tonnes-of-medical-supplies-to-botswana-1.1014626

The shipment will help about 5,000 medical professionals in the fight against the pandemic The UAE has sent a plane carrying five tonnes of medical supplies to Botswana to help the country fight the ...

News Botswana Government: Column: What links San Diego rugby, weather news and African wildlife?

Published on: Saturday 18 January 2020
Column: What links San Diego rugby, weather news and African wildlife?
News source: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/columnists/story/2020-01-18/column-what-links-san-diego-rugby-weather-news-and-african-wildlife

NBC 7 weathercaster Dagmar Midcap and San Diego Legion's Joe Pietersen are battling to save exotic species in Africa ...

News Botswana Government: Botswana removed from the French Republic’s tax black list

Published on: Saturday 11 January 2020
Botswana removed from the French Republic’s tax black list
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/international/botswana-removed-from-the-french-republics-tax-black-list-40366191

Following the signature by Botswana of an amendment to the bilateral tax treaty allowing the exchange of tax information, the country is no longer on the list and is therefore no longer considered as ...

News Botswana Government: Government to Launch Automated Water Quality Monitoring

Published on: Thursday 23 January 2020
Government to Launch Automated Water Quality Monitoring
News source: https://www.biztechafrica.com/article/government-launch-automated-water-quality-monitori/15388/

Since the quality of water is evaluated based on its physical, chemical and biological parameters, the Botswana government is moving towards automating water quality monitoring. This is in view of the ...

News Botswana Government: Botswana National Olympic Committee in desperate need of funds for Tokyo 2020

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Botswana National Olympic Committee in desperate need of funds for Tokyo 2020
News source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1087835/botswana-noc-in-need-of-funds-tokyo-2020

Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) chief executive Tuelo Serufho says an absence of funding for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo is likely to affect qualification deadlines for some sports.

News Botswana Government: Botswana Drought Makes Wasteland of Harvests, Livestock

Published on: Thursday 28 November 2019
Botswana Drought Makes Wasteland of Harvests, Livestock
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/botswana-drought-makes-wasteland-harvests-livestock

We were really affected. If only the government could subsidize the prices of feed and vaccines for the livestock during such times,” he said. Cattle and hippos wallow in mud in one of the channels of ...

News Botswana Government: Botswana: Inside Botswana's Dirty Water Politics

Published on: Thursday 01 August 2019
Botswana: Inside Botswana's Dirty Water Politics
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201908010757.html

Drama continues to play itself out at the Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services as Minister Kefentse Mzwinila tried to bypass parliament and have Ministry of Finance approve the Project Memorandum.

News Botswana Government: Uhuru’s sweet deal to Botswana investors

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Uhuru’s sweet deal to Botswana investors
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ureport/article/2001335167/uhuru-s-sweet-deal-to-botswana-investors

The Head of State spoke last evening when he and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta hosted President Eric Mokgweetsi Masisi and First Lady Neo Jane Masisi of Botswana and their delegation to a state banquet ...

News Botswana Government: Botswana: Deeds Registry Commemorates Anti-Corruption Day

Published on: Monday 29 July 2019
Botswana: Deeds Registry Commemorates Anti-Corruption Day
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907300102.html

Deeds Registry recently commemorated its second anti-corruption day under the theme: 'Embedding Ethical and Anti-corruption Practices,' as a way of inculcating the zero tolerance for corruption message in its employees.

News Botswana Government: Activists Decry Botswana’s Appeal Against Legalizing Gay Sex

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Activists Decry Botswana’s Appeal Against Legalizing Gay Sex
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/activists-decry-botswanas-appeal-against-legalizing-gay-sex

Botswana's government is to appeal a High Court judgement which overturned colonial-era laws against gay sex – the latest in decriminalization of homosexual relations through the courts in Africa.   Botswana's conservative and religious communities have welcomed the possible repeal of the ruling while the gay community and rights groups have decried the appeal as a step backwards. The country’s gay community and rights activists celebrated on June 11, when the High Court overturned the laws against gay sex.

News Botswana Government: Botswana: Researcher Hails Botswana Australia Partnership

Published on: Tuesday 14 May 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905150086.html

I am happy that the conference comes in the wake of yet another collaboration in the making between Botswana and Australian government through another project titled International Savannah Fire ...

News Botswana Government: India-Botswana Foreign Office Consultations

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
News source: https://menafn.com/1098526512/India45Botswana-Foreign-Office-Consultations

... Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation of Botswana Government. The Consultations provided an opportunity to review the entire gamut of bilateral ...

News Botswana Government: Elephants Can’t Vote, But They May Decide Botswana’s Election

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
News source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-16/is-elephant-hunting-legal-trophy-hunt-election-topic-in-botswana

“I used to like elephants,” he said, but “they did a cruel thing to me.” For Botswana, elephants are becoming a dilemma. The government wants to lift a ban on hunting wildlife because the pachyderms ...