Wildlife crime a worldwide phenomenon - Khama

Wildlife crime has become an international modern day phenomenon and the fourth most lucrative transitional crime behind trafficking of illegal drugs, humans and arms.

President Ian Khama told the delegates at the just ended International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) African Elephant Summit held at the Gaborone International Conference Centre (GICC).

Khama charged that people that have never lived close to the natural resources that they are exploiting usually drive it.

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This period, running from May 20 to 31 2024, is crucial for those who have not yet registered to vote. This announcement comes in response to a significant shortfall in registered voters following the recent registration period. As it stands, only 62% of the target number of voters registered, leaving a considerable gap.With Botswana's general elections scheduled for October, every eligible citizen needs to register and exercise their...

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