President Masisi calls on SADC Organ on Politics to address structural causes of conflict to sustain peace and security

by editor1 / Nov 27, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Botswana's President and Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation Mokgweetsi Masisi says, for the organ to fulfil its mandate of sustaining peace and security and promoting democracy in the region, it has to play a central role in addressing the structural causes of conflict.

Anti-BDF Terrorism group calls on Botswana to abolish its shoot-to-kill policy

by editor1 / Nov 20, 2020 / 0 comments

The Namibian Anti-BDF Terrorism Protest group staged a demonstration at Rundu where they called on the Botswana government to abolish its shoot-to-kill policy.

Botswana president says killing of four fishermen by BDF receives attention it deserves from both countries

by editor1 / Nov 12, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The office of Botswana president Mokgweetsi Masisi today issued a statement, acknowledging his country and Namibia's governments had agreed to undertake a joint investigation into the killing of four fishermen by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), with the view to determine and address the circumstances that resulted in the four individuals' deaths.

Botswana Defence Force confirm killing four men in alleged poaching incident in Zambezi

by editor1 / Nov 10, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Botswana Defence Force confirmed killing four men in an alleged poaching incident in the Zambezi Region. The four men who went on a fishing expedition were reported missing on Friday.

Ndeitunga says police still to identify four men killed in Botswana

by editor1 / Nov 07, 2020 / 0 comments

Inspector General of the Namibian Police, Lieutenant General Sebastian Ndeitunga says arrangements are currently underway to confirm the identities of four men killed in Botswana.

Botswana, Namibia to embark on COVID-19 joint-testing for cross border truck drivers

by editor1 / Sep 17, 2020 / 0 comments

-Botswana and Namibia could embark on COVID-19 joint-testing for cross border truck drivers.

Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe face locust outbreak

by editor1 / Sep 05, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe could experience food and nutrition insecurity due to the outbreak of African Migratory Locust. UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation issued the warning during the launch of an emergency response effort to control the swarms.

Talks between Namibia, Botswana to construct a desalination plant to go ahead

by editor1 / Jul 02, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The discussions on the construction of a desalination plant between Namibia and Botswana will go ahead, though it may be affected by the outbreak of COVID-19.

Namibia, Botswana to fast track the use of ID cards for travel between the countries

by editor1 / Jul 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibia and Botswana seem to be ahead of the regional integration plan, as the two countries are considering, scrapping passports for their nationals, a move that will boost trade.

Botswana suspends COVID-19 testing for truck drivers at Mamuno border post

by editor1 / Jun 01, 2020 / 0 comments

-Botswana has suspended the testing of truck drivers for Coronavirus at Mamuno border post due to the shortage of reagents.