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  1. .com | SAPS imposters granted bail in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | News24

    Two South African men charged with impersonating SA Police Service officials have been granted conditional bail by a Botswana court, the Mmegi newspaper reported on Tuesday. Francistown Principal Magistrate Dumisani Basupi granted Donald Nyoni, 38, and Solomon Zitha, 37, both from Johannesburg, bail on condition that they each pay Pula 3 000 , and produce two sureties who would each pay Pule 1 000 .

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  2. Microsoft, Botswana partner on TV white spacesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Vanguard

    Microsoft through the 4Afrika initiative in collaboration with with the Botswana Innovation Hub, the Botswana-UPenn Partnership , Global Broadband Solutions, Vista Life Sciences, BoFiNet, Adaptrum and USAID-NetHope, has launched a new TV white spaces pilot project. The project, known as Project Kgolagano, will provide internet connectivity and telemedicine services to local hospitals and clinics, which will enable access to specialised medicine in Gaborone and other locations around the world.

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  3. BoFiNet to deploy fibre and Wi-Fi infrastructureRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Botswana's national telecoms infrastructure company Botswana Fibre Networks has launched two new projects to improve connectivity in the country. The 'Wholesale Wi-Fi' scheme will see the deployment of up to 600 public Wi-Fi hotspots in locations such as hospitals, schools and hotels in the cities of Gaborone, Mahalapye, Palapye, Serowe, Francistown, Maun and Kasane.

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  4. .com | Zim man sentenced to 8 years in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | News24

    A Zimbabwean man was sentenced in Botswana to eight years in prison for murder, the privately-owned daily Mmegi newspaper reported on Thursday. Thandazo Khumalo murdered Baitirele Mpoloka in 2012 after the deceased threatened to stab him with a knife at a drinking spot in Maun, the country's tourist town.

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  5. Mahama wraps up Botswana visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Ghanamma.com

    President John Mahama on Wednesday ended his three-day state visit to Botswana by visiting two diamond factories and polishing companies. The companies, Diamond Trading Company of Botswana and Eurostar Diamond Polishing Company apart from adding value to the huge diamond deposits mined in the country, also employed thousands of Botswana citizens and beyond.

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  6. Mahama promises to promote continental tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Ghanamma.com

    President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday said he would do everything under his purview as the Chair of Continental Free Trade to promote Intra-African trade. He said although various regional economic communities were working around the clock to actualize what had over the years been on the drawing board, individual countries need to leverage areas that they had comparative advantage to realize their dream.

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  7. Botswana: Ghana President to Help Market Botswana BeefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | AllAfrica.com

    Speaking after touring the Francistown Botswana Meat Commission abattoir on March 10, Dr Mahama said his country did not produce beef in significant quantities but imported from South America and he therefore could not see why some of it could not be imported from Botswana. He commended Botswana for well managing the BMC plant and noted that as the chairperson of the High Level African Committee whose mandate was to promote trade and investment among African countries, he would ensure Botswana's beef market got exposure.

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  8. Mahama to help market Botswana beefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Ghanamma.com

    Speaking after touring the Francistown Botswana Meat Commission abattoir on March 10, Dr Mahama said his country did not produce beef in significant quantities, but imported from South America and he, therefore, could not see why some of it could not be imported from Botswana. He commended Botswana for well managing the BMC plant and noted that as the chairperson of the High-Level African Committee, whose mandate was to promote trade and investment among African countries, he would ensure Botswana's beef market got exposure.

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  9. President Mahama wraps up visit to BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Ghanamma.com

    Gaborone, March 11, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday ended his three-day state visit to Botswana by visiting two diamond factories and polishing companies. The companies, Diamond Trading Company of Botswana and Eurostar Diamond Polishing Company apart from adding value to the huge diamond deposits mined in the country, also employed thousands of Botswana citizens and beyond.

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  10. President Mahama promises to promote continental tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Ghanamma.com

    Francistown, March 11, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday said he would do everything under his purview as the Chair of Continental Free Trade to promote Intra-African trade. He said although various regional economic communities were working around the clock to actualize what had over the years been on the drawing board, individual countries need to leverage areas that they had comparative advantage to realize their dream.

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  11. President Mahama arrives in GaboroneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Ghanamma.com

    Gaborone, March 9, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Monday arrived in Gaborone, Botswana, for a three day state visit to the Southern African country. He was accompanied by Madam Hannah Tetteh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyeman, Minister of Education, among other dignitaries.

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  12. Shumba Coal Secures 800Mt Mabesekwa Coal ProjectRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Power Online

    Shumba Coal Limited is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding Sale and Purchase Agreement with Daheng Group Botswana Ltd for the acquisition of the Mabesekwa Prospecting Licence in the north eastern part of Botswana some 60km south-west of the town of Francistown and 40km west of Tonota/Shashe. Shumba's Managing Director, Mashale Phumaphi said, "The acquisition of a very low mining cost coal deposit is an excellent outcome for Shumba and is part of our continuing strategy of investing in Botswana based energy projects to supply affordable energy domestically and into the region."

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  13. .com | Fake SAPS denied bail in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | News24

    A Botswana court has denied bail to two people charged with impersonating SA Police Service officials, the weekly Monitor newspaper reported on Monday. Prosecutor Semakeleng Mazibane applied for bail to be denied to Donald Nyoni and Solomon Zitha in the Francistown court because the State's investigation was not complete.

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  14. Market Report, "Southern Africa Telecommunications Report Q1 2015", publishedRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | PR-inside.com

    It also contains analysis of the latest market data relating to the end of September 2014 a nd an update of our five-year forecasts to 2018 for the mobile, fixed-line and internet sectors. Key Data * The five countries in our coverage recorded an average growth of 2.2% in Q314.

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  15. Shumba Coal Secures 800Mt Mabesekwa Coal ProjectRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Electric Energy Online

    Shumba Coal Limited is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding Sale and Purchase Agreement with Daheng Group Botswana Ltd for the acquisition of the Mabesekwa Prospecting Licence in the north eastern part of Botswana some 60km south-west of the town of Francistown and 40km west of Tonota/Shashe. Shumba's Managing Director, Mashale Phumaphi said, "The acquisition of a very low mining cost coal deposit is an excellent outcome for Shumba and is part of our continuing strategy of investing in Botswana based energy projects to supply affordable energy domestically and into the region."

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  16. .com | Zim man in Botswana court for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | News24

    A Zimbabwean national has appeared in the Francistown Magistrate's Court on charges of murder, robbery, and entering Botswana illegally, the state-owned Daily Newspaper reported on Tuesday. According to the charge sheet, Bruce Masuku allegedly shot dead Julia Ookeditse following a misunderstanding while they were in the same car.

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  17. .com | Fake SA cops arrested in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | News24

    Botswana police have detained two South Africans for allegedly impersonating South African police officers, the Gaborone-based Global Post reported on Thursday. Donald Nyoni and Solomon Zitha, both from Johannesburg, appeared in the Francistown Magistrate's Court on a charge each of false representation of South African police.

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  18. .com | ARVs killed my girlfriend, says Botswana murder accusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | News24

    The privately owned Mmegi reported that Mompoloki Mathape, 34, was alleged to have murdered his girlfriend in Kgaphamadi village following a misunderstanding. "I told the police that the deceased was killed by ARVs [anti-retroviral drugs] that she was taking.

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  19. 'ARVs killed my girlfriend'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    The privately owned Mmegi reported that Mompoloki Mathape, 34, was alleged to have murdered his girlfriend in Kgaphamadi village following a misunderstanding. "I told the police that the deceased was killed by ARVs that she was taking.

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  20. Botswana: Geoscience Instutute in OffingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Mr Kitso Mokaila, told Parliament on February 9 that Botswana Geoscience Institute is in the process of being established which would increase the number of parastatals under his ministry to three. Minister Mokaila further said Water Utilities Corporations is the only parastatal headed by a non-citizen, adding WUC Chief Executive Officer was recruited after the recruitment process failed to identify a suitable candidate locally after it was advertised internally and externally.

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