Botswana in the News
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Bose Maposa to Receive Outstanding Administrator Award
Bose Maposa, Assistant Director for Graduate Programs in the Center for International Studies (CIS), was named Outstanding Administrator for the 2020-2021 academic year by the Outstanding Administrator Awards Committee of the Administrative Senate. A two-time OHIO alum (African Studies ‘09 and Public Administration ‘10) who also studied in Botswana and Cuba, Maposa joined CIS in 2010 as the Assistant Director for the African Studies Program and was promoted to her current position in 2018.
|Wed, Mar 24, 2021||Thu, Mar 25, 2021|
Botswana Is Ready to Welcome Tourists Again — and the Safari Possibilities Are Endless
Botswana is looking to welcome tourists once again to its expansive and elephant-rich delta as the country began a phased reopening of its borders on Monday, according to the government.
The country allowed air travel to resume at several major airports, including the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in the capital of Gaborone, and will require travelers to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of their departure, Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced last week.
|TRAVEL AND LEISURETue, Nov 10, 2020||Thu, Nov 12, 2020|
Botswana Reopens And At This New Luxe Resort You Can Sleep In A Treehouse
The southern African country famous for its Okavango River Delta, Kalahari Desert, and more than 120,00 elephants has begun its phased reopening. A brand new safari lodge will give you incredible views of the country’s wildlife from your suite on a small island and even from a treehouse.
|FORBESMon, Nov 9, 2020||Tue, Nov 24, 2020|
Botswana’s success is remarkable – and it’s down to capitalism
Classical liberalism, as the economist Deirdre McCloskey argued in her trilogy The Bourgeois Era, was chiefly responsible for the Great Enrichment in Western Europe and North America. However its main tenets – including limited government, equality before the law, free trade and fiscal probity – are not the exclusive preserve of the West. Just look at the rise of Hong Kong.
|CapXFri, Aug 21, 2020||Tue, Aug 25, 2020|
LIFTING OF INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
His Excellency the President Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi has approved the lifting of international travel restrictions in a phased manner starting from the 9th of November, 2020 and extending to the 1st of December, 2020, covering the 14 Points of Entry listed as follows:
|Botswana Daily NewsFri, Nov 6, 2020||Fri, Nov 6, 2020|
MEDIA STATEMENT - ELEPHANT MORTALITY IN SERONGA
12 July 2020
MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND TOURISM
ELEPHANT MORTALITY IN SERONGA
|Botswana Daily NewsSun, Jul 12, 2020||Sun, Jul 12, 2020|