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Shared space: Communities were hoping for a greater voice in CITES’ decision-making PIC: CONSERVATION ACTION TRUST
Tough choices loom for SADC after CITES

Government says Botswana and its neighbours will seek “diplomatic engagement” with the West African states which mounted a fierce campaign against the region at the CITES summit in Panama. However, Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI notes that after years of frustration, patience is running thin in the region

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Kopong murder accused PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Kopong murder accused interfers with witnesses

New evidence has since emerged that the third accused in the Kopong murder trial, Outlwile Aston is interfering with witnesses.

Demostrations

UB employees down tools on Monday

Following failure to settle a remuneration dispute relating to the 2022–2023 salary increment, the University of Botswana Academic and Support Staff Union (UBASSU) has resolved to go on strike.

Ian Khama and Mokgweetsi Masisi during their happier time PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Stop fueling hatred between us- Masisi

If what President Mokgweetsi Masisi said over the weekend in Shoshong about former president Ian Khama is anything to go by, the two could smoke the peace pipe soon provided both parties are willing.

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Forbes Under 30 returns to Botswana

After debuting last year, the Forbes Under 30 Summit returns to Botswana for a second round with Gaborone set to play host from April 23–26, 2023.

Gunshot

'Accidental death' as brother shoots sister

Jwaneng police are investigating a tragic and fatal accident in which a 17-year-old boy accidentally shot his 24-year-old sister.

Carolina Lesang PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

VP Lesang, Seretse dump BPF

After careful consideration of recent events in our politics, I have decided to make the hard and difficult decision to part ways with my comrades as the party is now being used in personal reconciliation negotiations and essentially being sold to the highest bidder for personal interest.” Meanwhile, another cadre Foster Seretse has also resigned from the party with immediate effect.

Abuse PIC: THESTARTIMES.COM

Son (31) attacks 79 aged mother

A fight between step father and step son has landed a 79-year-old woman of Botshabelo ward, Sese Village in hospital.

Editor's Comment
Tighten the law on drug dealers

Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people amongst our society and as such they have come up with tight strategies on how to push their business.Drug addiction is bad, and while the individual on drugs sometimes might have been the one who...

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