North-East, Botswana Newswire

North-East, Botswana Newswire

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  1. If You GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Philly.com

    In Botswana's Makgadikgadi salt pans, four camps offer lodging: Jack's Camp, with 10 guest tents; sister site San Camp, 14 guest tents; nearby Camp Kalahari, 10 guest tents; and the Meno A Kwena Tented Camp, eight guest tents. For lodging in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, try Leroo La Tau.

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  2. Botswana: BTCL Ipo Offer Road Show on CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | AllAfrica.com

    Batswana are encouraged to participate in the historic opportunity of the BTCL shares offer period, which is set to open today. A press statement from Public Enterprise Evaluation and Privatisation Agency states that to aid in educating those who may never have bought shares, a nationwide public education road show will kick off on January 18 in Mahalapye until February 27. "Details of when and where the roadshow will take place in each of the venues will be shared publicly and prospective investors are encouraged to follow local media outlets for publication of the details, and are further encouraged to attend roadshows at their most convenient locations," it reads.

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  3. Botswana Author Publishes Self Help BookRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | PR Leap

    January 6, 2016 - "Fear versus Love," a new book by Ontiretse Gaeemelwe, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. "Fear versus Love" is a role model of motivation to anyone who wants to start whatever kind of project. That is to say, the fear parts of the project like financial constraints, risks, emotional pains,, threats, et cetera, must always be overcome by his/her love to see the project completed.

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  4. Botswana: Economy Reliant on Private SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Business Botswana president, Mr Lekwalo Mosienyane, says the country's economic development is anchored on the private sector as the engine of economic growth, wealth creation and jobs. Speaking at the mayor's ball in Sowa recently, Mr Mosienyane said it was upon Sowa Town Council to provide world class service to foreign and domestic investors.

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  5. Botswana: Govt, U.S Partner in HIV/Aids BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The United States Agency International Development country representative, Mr Blake Chrystal, says government has committed more than P7 billion to Botswana in response to HIV. He said together with the government of Botswana, civil society and people mostly affected by the epidemic have come a long way but their work is far from being done.

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  6. Botswana: Botswana May Bid for AfconRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture says tovernment and Botswana Football Association have intentions to bid for hosting the Africa Cup of Nations in the future. However, Mr Thapelo Olopeng said there was no specific timeframe for the bid due to lack of financial resources to fund both the bidding and infrastructure required.

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  7. Botswana: 'Thieving Zimbabweans' Blamed for Worsening CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The influx of illegal immigrants from Zimbabwe has been blamed for worsening crime in Botswana's North East District . Botswana and Zimbabwe share a long border in the NED where the influx of illegal immigrants is said to be on the increase, some of them engaging in criminal activities.

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  8. .com | 'Illegal' Zim immigrants blamed for 'worsening crime in Botswana'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | News24

    A man from eastern Zimbabwe has been caught trying to smuggle 72 diamonds - worth $14 335 - out of the country in his underwear, a state-owned newspaper reports. Gaborone Illegal Zimbabwean immigrants have reportedly been blamed for the worsening crime in Botswana, with police saying they arrested at least 722 Zimbabweans over the period from April to June.

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  9. Botswana delegation attend slum upgrading orientation workshop in NairobiRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    An orientation workshop was held last week at the United Nations Headquarters in Nairobi to train the Botswana Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme country team on its various aspects. The workshop was well attended by representatives from both the national and local government and the participants were taken through the PSUP approach as well as the various tools applied in the implementation of the Participatory Urban Profiling and the Participatory Programme Document Formulation and Action Planning.

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  10. Lifetime trip as students take on World ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Market Rasen Mail

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Students at De Aston School have been looking back on a summer adventure taking part in a World Challenge trip to Botswana and Zambia.

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  11. Mining tests the spirit of the KalahariRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    Botswana's government has threatened the traditional identity of the San community in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve as fracking for natural gas moves into the Kalahari. "I love Tupac.

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  12. Eritreans granted asylum in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Eritrea national football team players line up for a team photo just before the start of the Fifa World cup qualifying match at Francistown's Stadium. Picture: Monirul Bhuiyan Botswana has granted asylum to 10 Eritrean footballers who sought refuge in the country after playing in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup in October, their lawyer said Wednesday.

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  13. Asylum-seeking Eritrea soccer players in detention centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A group of 10 players from Eritrea's national soccer squad who are claiming asylum in Botswana are being held in a detention center, and have been wearing their team kits for more than a week because they have no other clothes, their lawyers said Friday. The lawyers for the players said that they were at a "high-security facility" in the north eastern city of Francistown, where they briefly went missing after their team's World Cup qualifier last week.

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  14. Botswana: Aviation Sector GrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    President Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama says Sir Seretse Khama International Airport evolvement from a small makeshift terminal to the current modern structure shows steady growth of the aviation sector in Botswana. Speaking at the official opening of the airport's terminal building and related expansion works President Khama said starting from 2010, the SSKIA terminal had evolved into a state of the art building, marking the country's fast paced development paralleled by an equal growth in aviation activities.

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  15. Eritrean footballers seek asylum in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | New Vision

    TEN footballers from Eritrea's national squad have sought political asylum in Botswana after playing in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup, an Eritrean non-governmental organisation said Friday. The players were part of the national team -- known as the Red Sea Camels -- that lost 3-1 to Botswana in Francistown on Tuesday night.

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  16. Botswana bars deportation of Eritrean sportsmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | The China Post

    Ten Eritrean soccer players who sought political asylum in Botswana after playing in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup can stay until a hearing on their case in December, a judge ruled Saturday. The players refused to return home and then claimed political asylum after playing for the national team - known as the Red Sea Camels - in a game they lost 3-1 to Botswana in Francistown on Oct. 13. Eritrean soccer players have repeatedly sought asylum while playing abroad, and all foreign travel is restricted for citizens from the country, which has been severely criticized by the U.N. for rights violations.

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  17. .com | 'Red Camels' can stay in Botswana for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | News24

    Ten Eritrean soccer players who sought political asylum in Botswana after playing in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup, can stay until a hearing on their case in December, a judge ruled on Saturday. The players refused to return home and then claimed political asylum after playing for the national team - known as the Red Sea Camels - in a game they lost 3-1 to Botswana in Francistown on October 13. Eritrean footballers have repeatedly sought asylum while playing abroad, and all foreign travel is restricted for citizens from the country, which has been severely criticised by the UN for rights violations.

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  18. Botswana judge bars deportation of Eritrean footballers seeking asylumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Eritrea national football team players line up for a team photo just before the start of the FIFA World cup qualifying match at Francistown's Stadium on October 13, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MONIRUL BHUIYAN

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  19. Court stops Botswana from deporting Eritrean soccer playersRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | Reuters

    A court has stopped Botswana from deporting a group of 10 Eritrean soccer players that sought asylum after playing in this week's World Cup qualifier. The court ruled late on Friday the players could stay while they have their cases heard under the southern African country's asylum law.

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  20. Court stops Botswana deporting Eritrean soccer playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A group of 10 players from Eritrea's national football team that are claiming asylum in Botswana after a World Cup qualifier have won a temporary reprieve, with a court ruling they shouldn't be sent back home. The players refused to return to Eritrea and turned themselves over to authorities in Botswana's second city of Francistown on Wednesday, a day after their team lost 3-1 to Botswana to be eliminated from World Cup qualifying.

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