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2015-12-01 China-Africa Summit to Breathe Life Into Cooperation
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -GABORONE - South Africa is scheduled to host the Forum on China-Africa (FOCAC), which Chinese president, Mr Xi Jinping will attend.

2015-12-01 79 Orphans Undergo Therapy
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -About 79 children graduated from a two-week pyscho-social therapeutic retreat camp for orphans that was hosted in Metlhabaneng.

2015-12-01 Ministry Attends to Roads Situation
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Ms Botlogile Tshireletso, says she is aware of the poor state of roads and storm water drains at White City, Bontleng, New Stands, Extension 14 and New Naledi.

2015-12-01 Makgalemele Explains Ghanzi Backlogs
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Poverty eradication projects carried out in the Ghanzi South and North constituencies ranged from backyard gardens, agro based alternative packages, tree nurseries, leatherworks, services, welding, maintenance, food processing and packaging and other small scale income generating projects.

2015-12-01 Engliton Family Delivers Abattoir for Boteti
[Botswana Daily News] Letlhakane -Minister of Agriculture, Mr Patrick Ralotsia has hailed Engliton Investment Abattoir, saying it is an indication that private partnership with government is critical for both employment and wealth creation.

2015-12-01 Gender Affairs Broadens Scope
[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -Individuals, relatives, families and youth can now benefit from the funding facility offered by the Department of Gender Affairs, senior gender officer Ms Gaolatheope Nkanokang told the Serowe Sub Council.

2015-12-01 Scotland First Woman to Take Up Secretary General Post
[Botswana Daily News] Malta -Ms Patricia Scotland of the Republic of Dominica has become the first woman to take up the Commonwealth secretary general post after she was elected in a closed session during the 24th biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta.

2015-12-01 Amended Societies Act Not in Use
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu, says it is yet to be decided when the recently amended Societies Act of 2015 will take effect.

2015-12-01 Molefhi Motivates Kopano Pupils
[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST), Mr Nonofo Molefhi, has encouraged Kopano Primary School students to show commitment to education.

2015-12-01 Students Take Part in International Fair
[Botswana Daily News] Tlokweng -A team of six students has left for Daegu, South Korea, to compete in the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) from tomorrow until December 11. The Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) in collaboration with Botswana Science Association received a sponsorship of over P180 000 from African Alliance to facilitate travel to and from South Korea.

2015-12-01 Walking Part of Healthy Lifestyle
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Walking should be a lifestyle, a way of living and a trend towards healthy living, says the Minister of Health, Ms Dorcas Makgato. Ms Makgato said this upon completion of a 15km walk as part of the ministry's initiative themed: Healthy walk.

2015-12-01 Back Up Water Supply Project Underway
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Alfred Madigele, has said there are plans to provide Gaborone clinics with back up water supply.

2015-12-01 Commonwealth Leaders Commit to Climate Action
[Botswana Daily News] Malta -Commonwealth heads of government of the 53 member states have expressed concern about the threat posed by climate change.

2015-12-01 Marakanelo Cresta Group Donates House
[Botswana Daily News] Tsau -Cresta Marakanelo Group in conjunction with Riley's Cresta Hotel in Maun have handed over a two and a half roomed house to Ms Nxhae Kgomotsae of Tsau.

2015-12-01 Seretse Opens Namemco Quarry
[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Vincent Seretse says the opening of NAMEMCO Quarries will help government to deliver quality infrastructure and services to communities, including building of roads and other associated facilities.

2015-12-01 U-17 Team Fails to Utilise Home Ground Advantage
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana national Uunder 17 women team started the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup qualification on a wrong note after losing 1-2 to Namibia at National Stadium on Sunday November 29.

2015-12-01 Coal Fired Power Station Project Firms Up
[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -Construction of a 300MW coal fired power station and coal mine by Shumba Energy will take off once Power Purchase Agreement has been finalised.

2015-12-01 Dow Calls for Resilience
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has urged pioneers of the upskilling programme to show resilience in their studies. Minister Dow was addressing students the Target 20 000 orientation in Gaborone..

2015-12-01 Botswana Alert to Terrorism
[Botswana Daily News] Malta -Botswana has done a lot to ensure that intelligence services cooperate with their counterparts from other countries to monitor any terrorism related activities, President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has said.

2015-12-01 Adventists Converge On Music Retreat
[Botswana Daily News] Jwaneng -Hundreds of Seventh Day Adventists converged on Jwaneng over the weekend for the 15th Botswana Adventist Gospel Singers (BAGS) Forum Music Retreat.

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