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Botswana buys 95 heifers, 150 dairy goats from Australia

DALLAS: As part of the continued spending spree on agriculture, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has revealed that government has successfully purchased 95 heifers and 150 dairy goats from Australia to improve Botswana's herd count and genetic stock.

New pathways: De Beers' shareholding is set to change

Anglo exit: What it means for Botswana

Anglo American’s decision to "divest or demerge" from De Beers, after a 98-year partnership, means government has to decide whether to increase its shareholding in the diamond group while also bracing for the entry of a new partner.


DIS plots to incriminate me—Kebonang tells Marathe

High Court judge, Dr Zein Kebonang, says intelligence reaching him hints at the spy unit, Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) planning to plant contraband and large sums of money in his offices as "punishment".

Kgosi Kgafela II FILE PIC

Kgafela II sets year of return

MOCHUDI: Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela II of Bakgatla has promised his tribe in Mochudi that he will permanently return to Botswana in 2030.

De Beers is due to be put up for sale

Anglo eyes De Beers exit

Anglo American says it will "divest or demerge" from De Beers, meaning it is looking to exit its investment.

Public sevants during workers day. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Manual Workers Union supports 15% increment

As some Batswana continue to raise concerns about the 15% commuted overtime allowance that senior government officials received, the Manual Workers Union has broken its silence on the issue and backed the beneficiaries.

Parks Tafa and Kgosietsile Ngakaagae consulting each other at Lobatse High Court. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Top DIS agents’ fear arrest, detention

Three ‘powerful’ agents of Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) who have fallen out with the agency following numerous arrests now say they fear being re-arrested and detained again pending their interdict application.

Elephant task

KAZA states summit to tackle trophy hunting ban

The United Kingdom’s controversial Trophy Hunting (Import Prohibition) Bill could take centre stage as leaders from affected five nations namely Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe meet in Zambia for the Kavango-Zambezi Trans-Frontier Conservation Area (KAZA) Heads of State Summit on May 31.

Francistown High Court. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Tears of relief as man gets murder acquittal

FRANCISTOWN: Tears of joy welled up in the eyes of Mompati Galetlale after Justice Bengbame Sechele pronounced him not guilty of murder on Tuesday.

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