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NEW ERA OF ZIMBABWE BOTSWANA TIES

Presidents Mnangagwa and Seretse Khama Ian Khama yesterday made firm commitments to enhance cooperation, make a clean break from the past and elevate their diplomatic engagements to a Bi-National Commission that will set the pedestal for stronger ties. It had been a decade since a Zimbabwean Head of State went …

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Botswana shuts down church of pastor who gifted 5-year-old daughter $125k Maserati

Botswana has shut down the church operations of self-styled Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri for breaking the country’s laws with his “miracle money” mechanism. The “miracle money” is a term that refers to the unexplained appearance of money into bank accounts, handbags and pockets of people “blessed” by the “men of God”. Botswana …

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Africa is changing. How far is Uganda behind?

From Milton Obote, Field Marshall Idi Amin, and in recent decades President Yoweri Museveni, politicians in Uganda like to see themselves as being at the centre of the big political movements in Africa. And play a part they did. Obote was one of the key men in the formation of …

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BOTSWANA’S PRESIDENT KHAMA IAN KHAMA CAUTION AFRICAN LEADERS

Botswana’s President Seretse Khama Ian Khama was the first African head of state to call on Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down during the recent crisis in that country. Prior to Mugabe’s resignation, the Botswana leader said Zimbabweans have been subjected to untold suffering for a long time, due …

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Botswana risks China backlash with Dalai Lama visit

Botswana will host the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, next month, officials said on Thursday, risking a backlash from China, a major investor in the African country’s economy. The Dalai Lama is expected to address a human rights conference in the capital Gaborone on August 17-19 and will also meet …

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