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US lawmakers call on Botswana to abolish anti-poaching shoot to kill policy
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US lawmakers call on Botswana to abolish anti-poaching shoot to kill policy

Staff Reporter - Mar 01, 2016

> Mpho Tebele Gaborone - The United States of America has called on Botswana to consider its “shoot to kill policy” against suspected poachers, which has seen…

FlyAfrica – the bird that never flew
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FlyAfrica – the bird that never flew

Staff Reporter - Apr 04, 2016

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – Low budget airliner Fly Africa has seemingly given up the fight for the SADC market, after a decision to cease operation in…

Batoka Gorge power project finally starts
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Batoka Gorge power project finally starts

Staff Reporter - Apr 21, 2016

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - The governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe are next year set to kick-start the construction of the huge Batoka Gorge Dam hydropower power…

Botswana applies for development package from China
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Botswana applies for development package from China

Staff Reporter - Mar 29, 2016

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - Botswana has revealed that it has applied to benefit from China’s US$60 billion development package earmarked for Africa, making it perhaps the first…

Botswana set to end protection for Namibian refugees
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Botswana set to end protection for Namibian refugees

Staff Reporter - Sep 12, 2016

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – Namibia’s Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration said that Namibian refugees refusing to come home from Botswana will have no choice but to…

What’s happening  in Zimbabwe?
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What’s happening in Zimbabwe?

Staff Reporter - Sep 16, 2016

Zimbabwe is in the grips of a wave of violent protests, which so far have been crushed by the police. President Robert Mugabe says there is a…

Trouble is coming, Geingob tells white capital
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Trouble is coming, Geingob tells white capital

Staff Reporter - Sep 19, 2016

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK - NAMIBIA is sitting on a powder keg and white people, who still control the country’s economy and remain the biggest land owners, must…

15 Signs You’re Doing Well In Life Even Though You Don’t Think So
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15 Signs You’re Doing Well In Life Even Though You Don’t Think So

Staff Reporter - Dec 11, 2015

> Sarita King Let’s face it, sometimes life feels like it’s falling apart at the seams. Perhaps you’ve lost your job, or your marriage just ended, or…

Pistorius walks on stumps in court ahead of murder sentence …Prosecutor seeks 15-year minimum sentence
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Pistorius walks on stumps in court ahead of murder sentence …Prosecutor seeks 15-year minimum sentence

Staff Reporter - Jun 17, 2016

PRETORIA, South Africa - South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel called for Oscar Pistorius to be jailed for at least 15 years for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp,…

Namibia’s male circumcision initiative to prevent HIV faces headwind
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Namibia’s male circumcision initiative to prevent HIV faces headwind

Staff Reporter - Jul 04, 2016

Windhoek- Circumcised and ready for action? These four words that are part of a radio advertisement currently gracing the airwaves have aroused mixed feelings among Namibians. The…

Two burned alive in Zambia anti-foreigner riots
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Two burned alive in Zambia anti-foreigner riots

Staff Reporter - Apr 26, 2016

Lusaka - At least two people have been burned to death in Zambia in riots targeting Rwandan-owned shops over allegations that foreigners were behind a string of…

Botswana breaks ranks with SADC
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Botswana breaks ranks with SADC

Staff Reporter - Sep 26, 2016

By Ed Cropley GABORONE-BOTSWANA, home to the world’s largest elephant population, will break ranks with its southern African neighbours and not support bids at this week’s UN conference…

Quest for African unity: Mugabe’s unfinished project
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Quest for African unity: Mugabe’s unfinished project

Staff Reporter - Mar 03, 2016

> Lovemore Ranga Mataire Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 92nd birthday on the 21st of February this week marking a major milestone for a mortal whose…

Quest for African unity: Mugabe’s unfinished project
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Quest for African unity: Mugabe’s unfinished project

Staff Reporter - Mar 03, 2016

Lovemore Ranga Mataire Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 92nd birthday on the 21st of February this week marking a major milestone for a mortal whose life…

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LEADER: Preserve spirit of humanity

Staff Reporter - Apr 25, 2016

It was heart-breaking to watch the attacks of violence, the looting and the riots that took place in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia, this week, more…

MultiChoice Africa unmoved by Masiyiwa’s Kwese TV
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MultiChoice Africa unmoved by Masiyiwa’s Kwese TV

Staff Reporter - Dec 18, 2015

> Kaipaherue Kandjii Windhoek – Multi Choice Africa seems to be rolling up their sleeves in what is likely to be their biggest challenge to date, after…

The shame, pride and arrogance of ‘single mums’
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The shame, pride and arrogance of ‘single mums’

Staff Reporter - Sep 30, 2016

By Thandekile Moyo THE moment one is introduced as a “single mother”, admiration, sympathy, disdain and several other sentiments flow their way. There is something both sad and…

Five SADC countries in top  20 of electricity access
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Five SADC countries in top 20 of electricity access

Staff Reporter - Mar 21, 2016

Lovemore Ranga Mataire Five SADC countries have been ranked highly among the top African 20 countries capable of providing electricity on a permanent basis to a large…

Forget conspiracy theories, embrace male circumcision
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Forget conspiracy theories, embrace male circumcision

Staff Reporter - Feb 25, 2016

By Lahja Nashuuta Rumours, hearsay and conspiracy theories flared up soon after the discovery of HIV/AIDS during the 1980s. This seems to be a cultural practice, that…

Zimbabwean appointed FAO Ambassador
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Zimbabwean appointed FAO Ambassador

Staff Reporter - Jul 29, 2016

By Tichaona Kurewa Harare - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has appointed a Zimbabwean organic farming proponent and campaigner, Elizabeth Mpofu, as special ambassador for the International…

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