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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…

I set myself alight because my husband was cheating
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I set myself alight because my husband was cheating

Staff Reporter - Dec 06, 2017

By  Zamokuhle Mdluli FELICIA regrets what she did to herself. “No man is worth it,” Felicia Mokeka (35) from Vanderbijlpark in the Vaal told Daily Sun. In…

Ya Toivo memorial, burial to be broadcast live on DSTV
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Ya Toivo memorial, burial to be broadcast live on DSTV

Staff Reporter - Jun 22, 2017

  Southern Times Writer The memorial service for Namibian liberation icon, Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo, who died 9 June, is set to take place on Friday 23…

Botswana military deal triggers regional security fears
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Botswana military deal triggers regional security fears

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE - International peace researchers have warned Botswana to reconsider its decision to purchase Gripen fighter jets from Swedish manufacturers, saying the move could…

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Namibia sets social media deadline

Staff Reporter - Jun 13, 2017

  WINDHOEK-Government departments in Namibia have to set up social media networking accounts by the end of June, if the Social Media Use Policy before parliament is…

I am grateful that I’m still around says Tuku
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I am grateful that I’m still around says Tuku

Staff Reporter - Aug 11, 2017

By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka HARARE – Zimbabwe’s granddad of music Oliver Mtukudzi says he is grateful to God for the gift of life and that he can’t wait…

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…

Malawi court sentences three men to 36 years for rhino poaching
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Malawi court sentences three men to 36 years for rhino poaching

Editor Southern Times - Oct 27, 2017

By Penelope Paliani-Kamanga LILONGWE - Liwonde magistrates' court in the eastern part of Malawi has sentenced 28-year-old Esau Chikondi Billy and his two accomplices to 36 years…

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 wants to kick out refugees
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Botswana wants to kick out refugees

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - The future of refugees from the region who are accommodated at Dukwi Refugee Camp in northern Botswana hangs in the balance as…

Founding Father of Namibia is Nujoma, not the late Toivo, says First Lady
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Founding Father of Namibia is Nujoma, not the late Toivo, says First Lady

Staff Reporter - Jun 28, 2017

Lahja Nashuuta WINDHOEK - The Founding Father of the Namibian nation is Dr Sam Nujoma, and not the late Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo, First Lady Monica Geingos…

ZDF commander says army will protect the revolution
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ZDF commander says army will protect the revolution

Staff Reporter - Nov 13, 2017

Southern Times Reporter Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General Constantino Chiwenga has said the military will intervene to protect the values of the liberation struggle which he said…

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…

Another Botswana player dies at training
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Another Botswana player dies at training

Staff Reporter - May 19, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi GABORONE – Botswana football was once again plunged into mourning, following the death of a Division One player, who collapsed in training in the country’s…

22 Malawi army recruits die in accident
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22 Malawi army recruits die in accident

Staff Reporter - Nov 03, 2017

Penelope Paliani-Kamanga LILONGWE - At least 22 newly trained Malawi Defence Force soldiers died in a road accident in Mzimba in the northern part of Malawi. President…

SADC integration under threat as Botswana impounds Zambian trucks
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SADC integration under threat as Botswana impounds Zambian trucks

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - In a move that observers say is threatening trade relations in the region and could reverse regional integration efforts, Botswana is the latest…

Egyptian lawyer says ‘it’s part of national duty to rape women who wear ripped jeans’
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Egyptian lawyer says ‘it’s part of national duty to rape women who wear ripped jeans’

Staff Reporter - Nov 01, 2017

An Egyptian lawyer has sparked outrage for revealing that he believes women who wear ripped jeans deserved to be raped. Nabih al-Wahsh was speaking during the Infirad…

Blow peace trumpet, Mugabe tells Trump
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Blow peace trumpet, Mugabe tells Trump

Editor Southern Times - Sep 22, 2017

From Munyaradzi Huni in New York, US Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said the world is “embarrassed, if not frightened” by what appears to be a return…

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…

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