A cluster of elephant deaths was first reported in the Okavango Delta in early May, with 169 animals found dead. By mid-June, the number had more than doubled, with 70 percent of the deaths happening around water holes
Botswana HC decriminalises homosexuality, overturns colonial-era law punishing gay sex up to seven years in prison
Botswana’s ruling comes after Kenya’s high court upheld its law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail, drawing strong criticism from the United Nations and rights activists.
India-South Africa Business Summit 2018: Huge potential for trade; govt ready to assist in development, says Suresh Prabhu
Efforts are on to find out how the credit extended for project financing in some of the South African countries can be further improved.
First, there was outrage in Africa at US president Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa's many attractions
Days after the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama cancelled his visit to Botswana, China said its ties with the African country will progress smoothly.
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala seeks 200M glory after withstanding illness, humiliation
Makwala now has two days of forced rest more than Van Niekerk and if the semi-finals are any indication then the South African is tiring. Makwala is the favorite to win gold.
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala rebounds from illness to qualify for 200m final
Botswana's Isaac Makwala admitted to being heartbroken and fuelled by anger as he ran two rounds of the 200 metres – one on his own – to reach the final at the world championships on Wednesday.
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk enters 200m final to keep double hopes alive
Wayde van Niekerk's hopes of a golden double remain on course as the newly-crowned world 400m champion scraped into the final of the 200m on Wednesday.
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Karsten Warholm, Phyllis Francis stun favourites to take gold
Norway's Karsten Warholm and Phyllis Francis produced sublime performances to stun the favourites and take gold at the athletics world championships on Wednesday.
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala strolls into 200m semis with successful solo run
Makwala had been barred from running in Tuesday's 400m final after being diagnosed with the stomach ailment on Monday — which under English health recommendations requires 48 hours' quarantine.
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk wishes he could give 400m gold to Isaac Makwala
South African runner Wayde van Niekerk said he felt disappointed when he learnt about Botswanan runner Issac Makwala's exclusion and that he wished he could give his gold medal to Makwala.
World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala barred from 400m as he needed to be quarantined, say IAAF
IAAF issued a statement after the Botswana team claimed the 30-year-old Makwala was fit and healthy and should not have been turned away from the warm-up track ahead of the final.
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk defends 400m title, Sam Kendricks wins gold
South African Wayde van Niekerk got his bid for an audacious 200/400m double off to a flying start when he defended his one-lap title in London.
Highlights, IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017, Results, Day 5 in London: Niekerk defends 400m gold, targets 200m next
Catch all the live updates and results from Day 5 of the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships as South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk eyes a double, while Tori Bowie hopes to shine again.
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala ruled out of 400m final after norovirus outbreak
Botswanan star Isaac Makwala was withdrawn from the world 400m final on Tuesday after an outbreak of the norovirus bug at a hotel hosting athletes at the IAAF World Championships.
China slams Botswana for going ahead with Dalai Lama's visit; says will not accept foreign interference
China on Wednesday slammed Botswana for going ahead with the Dalai Lama's visit despite its strong objection, saying it will not accept foreign countries' interference in China's internal affairs and harming Beijing's interests.
The Dalai Lama will visit Botswana in August and meet with President Ian Khama, Botswana officials confirmed, in a trip likely to anger China, a key investor across Africa and its largest trade partner.
Botswana, which is interested in buying EVMs from India denied that an attempt was made to check if the EVMs could be hacked.
A 1,111 carat "high quality diamond" has been discovered at a mine in Botswana, said to be the biggest find in more than a century, according to the mine company.