The world meets in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss Botswana's elephants

Elephants PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Elephants PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

Botswana today faces off against most of the world, as the country makes a  proposal to be allowed future sales of its ivory stockpile.

Tourism minister, Kitso Mokaila and eight senior officials are attending the Convention on Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Conference of Parties 18 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Several local wildlife NGOs both for and against government's proposals, are also in the Swiss capital.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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