BPF: A year later
As the new-kid-on-the-political-block, Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) celebrated its ‘muted’ first anniversary recently due to the coronavirus-imposed stringent regulations, some political pundits are already doubtful about its future. They wonder what it really holds for the par...
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The Great Plague (Ii)
Previously we observed that during the last half decade of the 19th century Botswana was plagued by a series of natural disasters.
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The Great Plague
Previously, we noted that the 1918 Influenza Pandemic was officially estimated to have had a fatality rate of 5% within the Bechuanaland Protectorate, while further claiming some 50 million lives globally including 500,000 in South Africa.
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Gov't withdraws Khama's COVID-19 permit
Government has revoked the travel permit it has issued to former president, Ian Khama in April 2020 at the instance of the Permanent Secretary to the President, Elias Magosi.
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Fencers remain in SA amid lockdown
Three local fencers, Laone Lesejane, Camille Gombalume and Thabile Pilane have opted to remain in South Africa despite rising coronavirus cases in the neighbouring country.
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BDP To Decide On Fate Of Suspended Trio
FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) said it will need to be given time to decide on the fate of three of its members who were indefinitely suspended from the party after they assaulted another party activist during a party function.
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