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Botswana

Botswana's recovery seen slow as diamond demand rises

Botswana's diamond-based economy should return to growth this year but the recovery from a sharp slump may be slow as demand for the precious stones gradually picks up, a Reuters poll showed.

Talks set on detention of Botswana rangers

The three Botswanan rangers were fined US$100 apiece in a court appearance in Zimbabwe yesterday after being found guilty of unlawful entry into the country, but were acquitted on arms charges

US rolls back AIDS drug prevention trial in Botswana

US officials said they will change directions on one trial in Botswana trying to show whether it is possible to prevent HIV infections by taking a daily pill because too few people are being infected.

Botswana's Khana sworn in after landslide vote win

Botswana's Ian Khama was sworn in for another term as president today after a landslide election victory in the world's largest diamond producer.

Botswana's President Khama wins new term

Botswana's President Ian Khama secured a new five-year term yesterday, extending his rule over the world's largest diamond producer, after his governing BDP party swept to victory in a parliamentary election.
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Company News


  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.