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2017-08-17 Regional Lawyers Stand Up for Justice
[Legalbrief] Lawyers and their organisations continue in the forefront of Africa's democratic struggles - that much was clear from this year's conference of the SADC Lawyers Association, held in Gaborone, Botswana.

2017-08-17 Agric Show Grows in Leaps,Bounds
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama will today officially open the 7th National Agricultural show in Gaborone held under the theme, Practising smart Agriculture to Combat The Effects of Climate Change.

2017-08-17 Tlou Praises SKMF for Initiative
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Professor Sheila Tlou has praised the Sir Ketumile Masire Foundation (SKMF) for its commitment in the upliftment of youth, especially the girl child.

2017-08-17 Planning Critical in Fight Against Corruption
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -It is critical for government to plan thoroughly for infrastructure projects in order to assist the implementation process and the fight against corruption, says permanent secretary in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing Development (MIHD), Mr Dikagiso Mokotedi.

2017-08-17 Athletics - VP Praises Team Botswana
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Watching Isaac Makwala running alone in the rain symbolised what determination and perserverance could do, says Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi.

2017-08-17 Athletics - Government Pledges Support to Athletes
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng said they intend to start preparations for Tokyo 2020 as early as this year.

2017-08-17 Ministry Suspends Film, Research Permits
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government is concerned about researchers and filmmakers who fail to comply with statutory requirements, says Minister of Environment, Natural Resource Conservation and Tourism, Mr Tshekedi Khama.

2017-08-16 SADC Lawyers Honour Sir Ketumile
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Southern African Development Community (SADC) Lawyers' Association has posthumously conferred Sir Ketumile Masire with an Inaugural Award of Lifetime to the Development of the SADC Region.

2017-08-16 Makgadikgadi Pans - Alternative Tourism Frontier
[Botswana Daily News] Sowa Pan -The Makgadikgadi Pans, a vast landscape which used to be part of the ancient inland sea, Lake Makgadikgadi is one of the largest salt pans in the world covering an area of over 30 000 km2.

2017-08-16 Mphothwe High Commissioner Designate for Nigeria
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, has appointed Mr Pule Mphothwe as Botswana's high commissioner-designate to Nigeria.

2017-08-15 Khama to Utilise Existing Former President's Residence
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Members of the public are hereby informed that upon his stepping down from office next year, in accordance with his ten year term limit as provided for by the Constitution, H.E. the President Lt.

2017-08-14 Security Beefed Up for Dalai Lama
[The Patriot] Security arrangements in and around Gaborone are said to have been spruced up ahead of the visit by Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama next month, this publication has learnt.

2017-08-15 Athletics - Relay Team Seventh in World
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The women's 4x400 metres athletes made history by qualifying for the World Championship final at the just-ended IAAF World Championships.

2017-08-15 Soccer - Sankoyo Win Bank Gaborone Dlala Cup
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Maun-based Sankoyo Bush Bucks were crowned Bank Gaborone Dlala Cup champions after a tough competition at Maun Sports Complex over the weekend.

2017-08-15 Fitness Activities Help People Have Sound Mind - Olopeng
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development says sport and fitness are some of the ways through which young people can be engaged in the peace building process.

2017-08-15 Keatlholetswe Scoops Health Minister Special Award
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Health and Wellness, Ms Dorcas Makgato, has awarded Minister's Special Award to her chauffeur, Mr Musanko Keatlholetswe, for executing excellent determination towards his job.

2017-08-13 Indigenous San Evicted From Ancestral Land Appeal to Dalai Lama Ahead of Visit
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mumbai -Bushmen in Botswana's Central Kalahari game reserve have written to the Dalai Lama, asking him to appeal to the government on their behalf for restoring their rights over ancestral lands during his upcoming visit to the African country.

2017-08-14 Will the Real Tshekedi Stand Up?
[The Patriot] Since entering Parliament in 2008, the Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Tshekedi Khama has been the only cabinet minister who had his way and never shied away from criticising his own government.

2017-08-14 Government Prioritizes Education - Morupisi
[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -Government continues to give education special focus and attention as evidenced by the inclusion of the sector in five key government priority areas.

2017-08-14 Sports Complex Named After Makwala
[Botswana Daily News] Tutume -Government will honour the performance, zeal and determination of Isaac Makwala at the World Athletics Championships in London by naming one of the envisaged sports complexes around the country after him, says President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama.

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