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Botswana Economy Set to Shine After Diamond Deal

Deep inside Jwaneng, the world's richest diamond mine in southern Botswana, Tshepo Kgomokhumo drives his massive truck through piles of rocks forming a lunar-like landscape. His...

SADC Lures Investors for Zizabona Energy Project

At least five investors have expressed interest in developing an electricity transmission interconnector linking Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. Commonly known as ZiZaBoNa, the transmission...

South African Airways Opens Way to the Okavango Delta

South African Airways (SAA) has launched a new service between Johannesburg and Maun, Botswana - gateway to the world-famous Okavango Delta - as the...

Botswana’s Financial Center Gains Momentum

A reputation for stability, fiscal incentives and the development of the diamond hub in parallel are already attracting global financial players to implant subsidiaries in Gaborone. Botswana's big idea for diversification of the...

Botswana Seeks Joint Tourism Ventures

Botswana has called for joint marketing ventures with Zambia aimed at developing and boosting tourist arrivals in both countries Botswana Tourism marketing executive-local and African...

De Beers to Move Diamond Sorting, Sales From London to Botswana

Botswana aims to transform itself into an international hub of the world diamond industry, boosted by a deal in which the De Beers mining and sales empire will transfer the sorting, valuing and selling of rough diamonds from London to Gaborone by the end of 2013.

Southern African Nations Launch Agricultural Research Centre

Located in Gaborone, Botswana, the Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development in Southern Africa (CCARDESA) aims to coordinate and stimulate agricultural growth through research, technology development and dissemination of research information to farmers.

Namibia Shows the Way in Community Based Tourism

Namibia has a good model to follow, as communities are the key in benefiting from the country's natural resources. We (Botswana) want to see the money go to the benefit of the communities

Botswana Wants to Learn From Namibia’s Experience

Botswana's community-based natural resources programme (CBNRM) is more government-driven and currently, the rural communities living adjacent to parks and other tourists attractions are not benefiting from income generated through tourism activities, said Onkokame Mokaila, that country's Minister of Environment