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Botswana

China unhappy about Dalai Lama visit to Botswana

China stepped up its warning to Botswana over a planned visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama next month, demanding the African nation respect China's core interests.

Botswana still evaluating its fighter jet options

The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is still evaluating its options regarding the acquisition of new fighter jets, in spite of Botswana’s President Ian Khama recent visit to Saab in Sweden and continued rumours over a Gripen acquisition.

The mysterious ban on Ian Khama’s helicopter

As they do not need a runway, politicians love helicopters but in Britain and Norway, a ban on a model used by the president of Botswana, General Ian Khama, has aviation experts shaking their heads.

Air Chiefs symposium held in Botswana

Air Chiefs and representatives from 29 African nations gathered on 16 May for an annual symposium in Botswana, which hosted a record number of African air chiefs.

Laptops will boost capacity of SADC regional peacekeeping training centre

Capacity and capability toward improving preparedness for the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) regional peacekeeping training centre (RPTC) in Botswana has been boosted by the addition of 11 laptop computers.
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