Botswana Defence Force

Type: Organization
Name: Botswana Defence Force
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 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 - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 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 - 20 hours ago]
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]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Scania awards top drivers

Mmegi Online :: Scania awards top driversKnown as the “Battle of the Truckers” the 18-year-old competition, which featured articulated and rigid trucks and buses, tested participants on theory, road, and stationary obstacle courses.The trucking competition ... [Published Mmegi Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Khama meets police over threats to boycott elections

President Ian Khama will meet a delegation from the Botswana Police Service sometime this week, The Telegraph has learnt.This comes after reports emerged that some police officers are threatening to boycott monitoring the upcoming General Elections slated ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Inside the media’s war on secrecy in Botswana

Mmegi Online :: The US government became a real turncoat on this matter as they similarly declared war on the whistle blower group and many others. The Wikileaks had just been earlier praised by the US Secretary of State at the time, Hillary Clinton on ... [Published Mmegi Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

BDF to host joint training with Namibia

GABORONE. — The Botswana Defence Force will host a joint training exercise with their counterparts from the Namibia Defence Force next week, officials announced yesterday.According to a communiqué from the BDF, the joint training session named “Exercise ... [Published Zimbabwe Herald - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

ACSS Supports Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop in Gaborone, Botswana (7/16/14)

GABORONE, Botswana, July 16 -- Africa Center for Strategic Studies issued the following news:As a part of the State Department funded Africa Military Education Project, the Africa Center for Strategic Studies partnered with the North Carolina National ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Molokomme to convene spy equipment saga talks

Attorney General Athalia Molokomme is expected to convene talks between the country’s top security organs to try and resolve the matter of the ‘missing’ spy equipment, The Botswana Gazette can reveal.The tussle is between Brigadier General Peter Magosi, ... [Published Botswana Gazette - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Seretse tables anti chemical weapons Bill

B otswana’s anti-chemical weapons Bill has reached parliament and the penalties are stiff including life imprisonment.The piece of legislation known as the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Bill (Bill No.12 of 2014) is for the national implementation of ... [Published Botswana Guardian - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

DCEC boss’ life in danger?

The Botswana Gazette  understands the Director General Directorate of Corruption and Economic Crime Rose Seretse’s feels her life is under threat because of some high profile cases DCEC  is investigating.VIP protection is normally the responsibility of ... [Published Botswana Gazette - Jul 03 2014]

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...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."
...the SouthernSouthern African Development Committee (SADC) policy, 12 international students from Lesotho, Mozambique and Namibia also graduated. "This affirms our commitment to our armed forces cooperation within the SADC region" he said. During their training, the graduates bought clothes and toiletries to 452 school children of Mothamo Junior Secondary School in Moiyabana, a...

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Namibian fishermen and women arrested by Botswa... [Published Namibian Broadcasting Corporation - 14 hours ago]
Kgafela loyalists attend Davids launch [Published Mmegi Online - 18 hours ago]
Khama sets tongues wagging at air show [Published The Midweek Sun - 20 hours ago]
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]
Scania awards top drivers [Published Mmegi Online - Jul 18 2014]
Khama meets police over threats to boycott elec... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Jul 18 2014]
Inside the media’s war on secrecy in Botswana [Published Mmegi Online - Jul 18 2014]
BDF to host joint training with Namibia [Published Zimbabwe Herald - Jul 17 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Botswana to host jo... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 17 2014]
Botswana, Namibia in joint military training [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 17 2014]
ACSS Supports Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 17 2014]
Eugene de Kock also killed on Botswana soil [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Jul 14 2014]
MP’s grill Seretse over mysterious deaths of su... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Jul 14 2014]
Samu Zulu was a jolly good fellow [Published Times of Zambia - Jul 11 2014]
From a 'Spanere' to Head 'Spook' [Published The Midweek Sun - Jul 11 2014]
Molokomme to convene spy equipment saga talks [Published Botswana Gazette - Jul 10 2014]
Why Khama will not drop Kgosi [Published Botswana Guardian - Jul 07 2014]
Seretse tables anti chemical weapons Bill [Published Botswana Guardian - Jul 07 2014]
DCEC boss’ life in danger? [Published Botswana Gazette - Jul 03 2014]
Balanced Scorecard Institute Holds Alumni Break... [Published PRWeb - Jul 01 2014]
President Khama has a moral obligation to prove... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Jun 30 2014]
Botswana probes army copter crash [Published StarAfrica.com - Jun 29 2014]
Military Intelligence – An arm of the ruling party [Published Mmegi Online - Jun 28 2014]
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