‘Removing blemish of Russian sanctions will help Botswana’

On the ground:  Representatives of the G7 technical team toured various diamond facilities in the country recently PIC: DEBSWANA
On the ground: Representatives of the G7 technical team toured various diamond facilities in the country recently PIC: DEBSWANA

Diamonds tell stories of love, inspiration, and development. Botswana’s incredible diamonds-for-development story already inspires consumers in Canada, the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States when they ask about the provenance of their diamonds.

With its legacy of good governance and democracy, Botswana diamonds can give consumers confidence their special purchases fund development, and not destruction.

From the outset of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, the G7 and partners have stood together to condemn Russia’s violation of the UN Charter and the impact of Russia’s war on the rest of the world. We remain united in our efforts to reduce the revenues Russia can access to finance its illegal aggression. Our leaders have asked us to continue to impose coordinated sanctions and other economic actions to achieve this.

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Let’s get the constitutional amendment right

Their concerns highlight the need for meaningful dialogue between government and relevant stakeholders to ensure the best interests of the country are served.This was in addition to other voices from opposition politicians and civil society organisations.The stance underscores the importance of citizen participation in the constitutional amendment process. The AFM rightly assert that such weighty matters demand thorough discussions to reflect the...

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