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    Botswana, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia vying for 2022 Youth Games: IOC – Vanguard News

    Botswana, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia are the official candidates vying to host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Thursday. The IOC wants an African country to host the 2022 event and will … read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2Kyh8JR...
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    World Botswana President Steps Down - Bloomberg News

    Ian Khama, a former army general who’s led Botswana for the past decade, will step down on Sunday, leaving his deputy Mokgweetsi Masisi in charge of the world’s second-biggest diamond producer until next year’s elections. While Masisi, 55, will inherit one of Africa’s wealthiest and...
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    Politics Botswana ranked least corrupt African nation in 2017 as Nigeria’s position worsens (See...

    Transparency International released its corruption index – Nigeria was ranked 148 least corrupt country – This is worse than the country’s position in 2016 Transparency International has released Corruption Perception Index for 2017 with Nigeria dropping 12 places … Read more via Nigeria News...
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    World Man Poison Wife’s Drink In Botswana But Their 11-Year-Old Son Drinks It And Dies – Nairaland

    Tragedy struck as an 11-year-old boy drank a poison-laced drink meant for his mother in Botswana. This was made known by Koroba Musomi, a South African TV and Radio Voice-Over artiste, who claimed her aunt’s husband had poisoned the juice so she would drink it when she got back from work...
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    Metro Botswana Shuts Down Pastor Shepherd Bushiri’s Church Over Miracle Money – Stella Dimoko...

    Botswana has shut down the church of a controversial Malawian self-styled prophet, who claimed to walk on air. The government confirmed the closure of Shepherd Bushiri’s Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) in Gaborone, reportedly due to concerns over so-called “miracle money”. According...
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    World Botswana No Longer Recognizes Yahya Jammeh as President of Gambia - STATEMENT

    Botswana is no longer recognizing Yahya Jammeh as President of Gambia following the legal expiration of his tenure today. See statement by Botswana Government: Following Mr. Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to hand over power to the President-elect Adama Barrow, in accordance with the expressed...
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    World President Khama - Trump is Like a Woman Awaiting Her Wedding

    President Ian Khama, of Botswana has explained why he is yet to congratulate US President-elect, Donald Trump on his election. Khama’s private secretary, Brigadier George Tlhalerwa, in an interview with Mmegi news in Gaborone said, “The international norm is that you congratulate somebody...
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