Botswana does not have a ‘shoot to kill’ policy – Masisi

by editor1 / Jan 31, 2021 / 0 comments

Botswana's president, Mokgweetsi Masisi has clarified that his government does not have a 'shoot to kill' policy that is being practiced by the Botswana Defence Force.

Namibia and Botswana presidents urge communities living along the Chobe River to co-exist peacefully

by editor1 / Jan 30, 2021 / 0 comments

President Hage Geingob and his Botswana counterpart, Mokgweetsi Masisi have urged communities living along the Chobe River to co-exist peacefully.

Namibia and Botswana to collaborate on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

by editor1 / Jan 29, 2021 / 0 comments

Namibia and Botswana have agreed to collaborate in the procurement and rollout of vaccines for COVID-19.

Namibia, Botswana reaffirm commitment to work together in line with regional and international laws

by editor1 / Jan 01, 2021 / 0 comments
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-Namibia and Botswana have reaffirmed their commitment to working together in the spirit of mutual respect to each other's constitutions in line with regional and international laws.

Final report on BDF killings to be submitted to Namibia, Botswana presidents

by editor1 / Dec 17, 2020 / 0 comments

-Press Secretary in the Presidency, Dr Alfredo Hengari says President Hage Geingob will provide feedback on the first report of the joint investigation into the killing of three Namibian fishermen and their Zambian cousin.

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.