Botswana Defence Force

Type: Organization
Name: Botswana Defence Force
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Dithubaruba slated for September 6

Mmegi Online :: Dithubaruba slated for September 6This year’s cultural festival is themed ‘Botswana Pele: Maropeng Go A Boelwa.’ Dithubaruba spokesperson, Tlamelo Letlole, said the festival will feature several activities including; cultural dances, ... [Published Mmegi Online - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Police investigate mysterious disappearance of gov’t vehicles

Government’s security apparatus have been roped in to investigate a suspected incident of theft in which vehicles belonging to the Central Transport Organisation (CTO) mysteriously disappeared after being collected from the Botswana Defense Force (BDF) ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kedikilwe launches Mokaila in high spirits

The ruling party chairman and Vice President Dr. Ponatshego Kedikilwe launched the Parliamentary candidate for Good Hope- Rakhuna in high spirits a day after former President Festus Mogae’s sting in the tail remarks signalling loss of confidence in party ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

‘Construction the most hazardous job in Botswana’

Mmegi Online :: Presenting the figures during a Pitso yesterday, Minister Edwin Batshu said data showed that the numbers of workers injured on the job were generally high. According to the figures, 1,173 work related injuries were recorded in 2011, 1,251 ... [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

BCP attacks troop deployments on election day

Botswana Congress Party says denial of the rights to vote is the worst political crime any government can ever commit in a democracy.In a statement, BCP Youth League President, Dithapelo Keorapetse, said this follows reports that soldiers at a major Botswana ... [Published Gabz FM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Merafhe critically ill at GPH?

Former vice president, Mompati Sebogodi Merafhe is said to be critically ill at Gaborone Private Hospital (GPH). Sources say the former military general has been at GPH for almost four weeks after he was transferred from a hospital in South Africa.Mmegi ... [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Govt Urged to Act On BDF Abductions

[New Era]Katima Mulilo -The residents of Zambezi Region have implored government to help stop the abduction of Namibian fishermen by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), which are said to be rife in the region.Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/2014080 ... [Published AA Namibia - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Francistown High Court bomb scare

Francistown High Court employees were frantically evacuated from offices on Monday after the switchboard operator received a call from an anonymous caller that he/she has planted a bomb in the building.The caller warned the operator to tell workers to ... [Published Botswana Guardian - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Namibian fishermen and women arrested by Botswana Defence Force claim they were mistreated

[embedded content]The group of Namibian fishermen and women who were arrested by the Botswana Defence Force three weeks ago, say they had to sleep in an open air BDF millitary camp with their children.The group was forcibly moved to the camp, after being ... [Published Namibian Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Khama sets tongues wagging at air show

President Ian Khama once again left many breathless as well as set the tongues wagging as he took to the skies piloting a Botswana Defence Force aircraft Cassa 235 - during the alluring annual Wesbank Botswana International Air and Motor show held at ... [Published The Midweek Sun - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bomb scare at Francistown High Court

Mmegi Online :: A switchboard operator at the court received a call around 10 am from an anonymous person who claimed that a bomb had been planted somewhere inside the building.According to workers of the court who requested anonymity because they were ... [Published Mmegi Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Namibia: BDF Detains 70 Namibian Fishermen

A youth activist in the Zambezi Region, Charles Siyauya, has accused the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) of illegally entering Namibia and "abducting" about 70 Namibian fishermen.The alleged illegal entry and abduction of the fishermen occurred early this ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]

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...He however said the Namibians arrested were found on the Botswana side of the river. "We are aware of the issue. People were arrested but we don't know their number. They were detained at Kachikau in Botswana. Among them were Zambians and Angolans they had employed as fishermen. We visited the area where they were arrested and indeed we found that it was on the Botswana side" said Sitali
...he returned from Botswana, as he was said to be outside the region and then decided to alert State House and the Minister of Defence, Nahas Angula. "We were told the governor was not around. The chairperson of the regional council also travelled to Windhoek. We decided to alert Comrade Christine //Hoebes at State House who directed us to inform the Minister of Defence" said Siyauya
..."I got to see a lot of things you don't normally see in the Bronx," said the New York City native. "I really enjoyed playing soccer with the (Malawian Defense Force) Soldiers. The whole day was amazing."

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Dithubaruba slated for September 6 [Published Mmegi Online - 20 hours ago]
Police investigate mysterious disappearance of ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 25 2014]
The riddle of Khama’s empty chair at the Sadc s... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 25 2014]
Kedikilwe launches Mokaila in high spirits [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 22 2014]
BCP should not get carried away by Khama’s apology [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 22 2014]
‘Construction the most hazardous job in Botswana’ [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 21 2014]
BCP attacks troop deployments on election day [Published Gabz FM - Aug 20 2014]
Look who is crying now? [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 18 2014]
South Africa’s Great Rhino Airlift [Published Daily Beast - Aug 17 2014]
Motswaledi death put country security on high a... [Published Botswana Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
I hear they are coming to get me – Bayford [Published Botswana Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
Is Motswaledi’s death the tipping point for Bot... [Published Botswana Guardian - Aug 11 2014]
Botswana, UK ruined my aviation business – busi... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 08 2014]
Merafhe critically ill at GPH? [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 07 2014]
Govt Urged to Act On BDF Abductions [Published AA Namibia - Aug 07 2014]
Govt urged to act on BDF abductions [Published New Era - Aug 06 2014]
Francistown High Court bomb scare [Published Botswana Guardian - Aug 05 2014]
BDF accused of ‘abducting’ Namibians at former ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 05 2014]
Q&A: Can Airlifting Rhinos Out of South Africa ... [Published National Geographic - Aug 01 2014]
Namibian fishermen and women arrested by Botswa... [Published Namibian Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 31 2014]
Kgafela loyalists attend Davids launch [Published Mmegi Online - Jul 31 2014]
Khama sets tongues wagging at air show [Published The Midweek Sun - Jul 31 2014]
Bomb scare at Francistown High Court [Published Mmegi Online - Jul 30 2014]
Councillor confirms BDF abductions [Published New Era - Jul 30 2014]
Namibia: BDF Detains 70 Namibian Fishermen [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
BDF detains 70 Namibian fishermen [Published New Era - Jul 28 2014]
Tomorrow’s development model: Partnership not aid [Published Devex - Jul 28 2014]
Exercise participants take well-deserved 'Cultu... [Published United States Army - Jul 23 2014]
Spy Vs Spy conspiracy theory ---fingers point t... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Jul 22 2014]
Magic Diau: a stickler for the jazz and traditi... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Jul 22 2014]
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