Gaborone placed under 14-day lockdown as Covid-19 cases surge

GABORONE, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Botswana's capital city, Gaborone, was on Thursday night placed under total lockdown for a period of two weeks following an "unexpected turn" in the number of new COVID-19 cases. Lemogang Kwape, the southern African country's minister of health and...

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 12:19pm

ICC U19 WCup Qualifiers: Rwanda plot Sierra Leone victory after Botswana defeat

The national U19 men’s cricket team will this afternoon face Sierra Leone seeking to quickly bounce back after losing to Botswana on Tuesday at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier – Africa Division 2 in South Africa. Coach Joshua Mwanja and his boys got off to a good start on Monday...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:39am

Madagascar: 46 candidates submit application for presidential election

Forty-six candidates submitted their application for the presidential election scheduled on Nov. 7, 2018 in Madagascar, the High Constitutional Court said on Tuesday, the deadline day of the application. These candidates include the current President Hery Rajaonarimampianina. The former president...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 9:48am

Botswana declares zero tolerance for human trafficking

Botswana has put in place appropriate administrative and legal frameworks for the prevention, intervention and the support of victims and survivors of human trafficking, Defense, Justice and Security Minister Shaw Kgathi said Thursday. Speaking on the occasion of commemoration of the belated World...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:23am

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