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

    2 hrs ago | 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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  2. Market Report, "Southern Africa Telecommunications Report Q1 2015", publishedRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Shumba Coal Secures 800Mt Mabesekwa Coal ProjectRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 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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  4. .com | Zim man in Botswana court for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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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  5. .com | Fake SA cops arrested in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | 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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  6. .com | ARVs killed my girlfriend, says Botswana murder accusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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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  7. 'ARVs killed my girlfriend'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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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  8. Botswana: Geoscience Instutute in OffingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | 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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  9. Botswana: Moswaane Wants Parliament to Address Salary IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Gaborone - Public servants play a critical role in taking government services to the people hence the need to increase their wages, says Francistown West MP Mr Ignatius Moswaane Debating the budget speech on Thursday, February 5, Mr Moswaane said a financially demotivated workforce tends to deliver poor results which have the potential of causing "irreparable harm" to the economy. He said when public servants decide to put their tools down on account of low wages it will cause the damage that should have otherwise been avoided by drawing funds from the surplus budget.

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  10. Botswana: Guardian's Funds Overflow - DiboteloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | AllAfrica.com

    The Guardian's Fund at the Office of the Master of the High Court is said to be overflowing as few claimants are coming forth to make their claims while on one hand the fund continues to grow by the year. Speaking at the official opening of the 2015 legal year in Gaborone, Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo said as at November 24 last year, the abandoned funds stood at P14 million.

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  11. "Southern Africa Telecommunications Report Q1 2015" PublishedRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | 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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  12. Botswana: Ward Committee Seeks to Expand Pre-SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Boikhutso Ward Development Committee chairperson, Ms Kediabetswe Kereeditse has appealed to residents of Francistown to assist her committee to extend the ward's pre-school. Speaking in a meeting addressed by Francistown South MP, Mr Wynter Mmolotsi recently, Ms Kereeditse said her committee had stopped extension of the pre-school building due to insufficient funds.

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  13. .com | Botswana sends Zim children backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | News24

    The Botswana government has repatriated 13 Zimbabwean children found in the country without travel documents, police spokesperson Christopher Mbulawa said on Monday. The children were found in a minibus in Francistown last month, on their way to South Africa with two men, who later appeared in court in Botswana, a Sapa correspondent reported.

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  14. Botswana: Botswana Among Least Risky CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Leading international risk management firm Aon Plc has confirmed Botswana as one of the world's safest destinations for tourism, business and investment, Botswana Government Communications and Information Services reported on December 24. BGCIS said AON's 2014 Terrorism and Political Risk Maps, with respect to Terrorism Risk Map, have put Botswana along with Namibia among 20 jurisdictions worldwide that ranked in category 1 for "negligible risk" in terms of the potential for acts of terrorism and civil unrest. The other category 1 countries were Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay and Vanuatu.

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  15. Botswana: Govt to Boost Private SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Government will, in pursuit of job creation and placing Botswana on global competitiveness, boost the private sector as the key driver in growth by increasing quality investment infrastructure by providing serviced land and utilities. The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi said this in Parliament on December 9 when responding to Members of Parliament's debates.

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  16. Botswana: Arsonist Faces LashingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Francistown principal magistrate, Mr Thebeetsile Mulalu has sentenced Mgcini Ncube to five years imprisonment and five strokes for each of the two counts of arson. Passing the sentence on November 19, Mr Mulalu said three of the five years would be suspended on condition that Ncube did not commit any crime of arson or malicious damage to property within the suspended period.

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  17. "ZCI Limited (ZCI) : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis" PublishedRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | PR-inside.com

    World Market Intelligence strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report. Report Highlights ZCI Limited is an investment holding company with interests in African Copper plc , an international copper producer and exploration company.

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  18. Botswana: Cincinnati University to Invest in FrancistownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The senior vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost of Cincinnati University from United States of America , Ms Beverly Davenport says they have plans to invest in the Francistown. Making a follow up on their 2012 visit and briefing stakeholders at Francistown College of Technical and Vocational Education on November 5, after site review and discussions, she encouraged tertiaries in Botswana to engage more with the private sector to improve skilled development.

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  19. Botswana: Hook Up Dinner Gives Entrepreneurs Platform to InteractRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Co-founder of The Hook Up Dinner, Mr Phakiso Tsotetsi says the main aim of the movement is to give a platform to entrepreneurs so as to support, engage and contribute to each other's growth. Speaking at the get together with young entrepreneurs recently, Mr Tsotetsi said the idea of having The Hook Up Dinner was conceived two and a half years back in Johannesburg, South Africa and it is a growing entrepreneurial networking initiative that gives startups from across the country.

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  20. BoFiNet announces fibre plansRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Botswana's state-owned communications infrastructure firm Botswana Fibre Networks has announced plans to deploy FTTx fibre-optic networks to replace its legacy copper infrastructure. ITWeb Africa reports that the BWP150 million project will enable BoFiNet to provide faster and cheaper wholesale internet connections to the country's internet service providers , leading to an improved service for end users.

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