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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