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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

President Mugabe’s $1m donation inspires African leaders
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President Mugabe’s $1m donation inspires African leaders

Staff Reporter - Jul 05, 2017

Nduduzo Tshuma recently in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia President Robert Mugabe’s $1 million donation to the African Union Foundation has inspired his African colleagues, who have pledged to…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

DRC’s President Kabila not standing in elections, says envoy
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DRC’s President Kabila not standing in elections, says envoy

Staff Reporter - Jun 26, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Democratic Republic of Congo ambassador to Zimbabwe Mawampanga Mwana Nanga has said President Joseph Kabila will not stand as a candidate in elections scheduled…

Namibian President says no to foreign election observers
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Namibian President says no to foreign election observers

Staff Reporter - May 08, 2017

Namibia has stood by Zimbabwe at many international forums. The two countries have since their independence from colonial rule enjoyed cordial relations which last week culminated in…

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…

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