Botswana in the News

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"The amazing safari destination you’ll have all to yourself"

The TelegraphMon, Nov 28, 2016 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

'Botswana Youth have Fantastic and Innovative Ideas'

Britain’s Deputy High Commissioner to Botswana Oliver Richards says Botswana youth have fantastic and innovative ideas, which if turned into reality can create a notable number of jobs for the country’s idle youth.

Mmegi OnlineThu, Oct 6, 2016 Mon, Oct 10, 2016

2017 INDEPENDENCE PICNIC SEPTEMBER 2ND

The 2017 Independence Picnic will be held at;

1620 Randolph Road
Colesville, MD 20904

Mon, Mar 13, 2017 Mon, Mar 13, 2017
A Couple's Incredible Devotion to Wildlife - The Ellen Show

A Couple's Incredible Devotion to Wildlife

Botswana Conservationists and filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert sat down with Ellen Generes to discuss their fascinating documentary, "Soul of the Elephant."

The Ellen Degeneres ShowTue, Feb 2, 2016 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

African Predators Engage in Their Own 'Game of Thrones'

SAVUTE, Botswana — It's a jungle out there.

Two prides of lions, the royalty of the bush country here, fight for control of territory. A leopard tries to protect her cubs from the lions. A pack of wild dogs confronts hyenas and elephants tromping through the dogs' camp.

USA TodayThu, Dec 8, 2016 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Ambassador Newman in the Bahamas

Thu, Feb 16, 2017 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Botswana Officials Tout Economic Success During The Country's 50th Anniversary

Leading up to the Golden Jubilee celebration, Barrington Salmon of The Chronicle discusses Botswana’s journey to becoming an African success story with leaders from government and business.

The ChronicleWed, Jun 22, 2016 Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Botswana’s 50th Birthday Celebration in Photos

Botswana-based photographer Uyapo Ketogetswe takes us behind the scenes at Botswana’s 50th anniversary celebration at the National Stadium in Gaborone, beginning with Thursday evening’s opening ceremony and leading into Friday’s Independence Day festivities.

OkayafricaSat, Oct 1, 2016 Fri, Oct 7, 2016
Exclusive Interview: Lucara CEO William Lamb talks about the 1,111 carat diamond

Exclusive Interview: Lucara CEO William Lamb talks about the 1,111 carat diamond

How a gem discovery of the 1,111 carat diamond will positively impact Botswana: In this extended interview, Mr William Lamb, CEO of Lucara Diamond, speaks to Hannah Bernard, on how a gem discovery of the 1,111 carat diamond will positively impact Botswana and why the country is called 'The Switzerland of Africa.' Mr Lamb goes on to explain the Kimberley Process, the story of the 1,111 carat diamond, how they will take the sales process forward and how the diamond will be named.

Market One MinuteWed, Feb 3, 2016 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

Khama Rallies Nation to Unity

President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has encouraged Batswana to strive for even more self-reliance and to build further on the county’s developments.
In his Golden Jubilee Independence Day message on September 30, President Khama also encouraged Batswana to “remain at peace with ourselves and with our neighbours for everlasting stability.”

Click here to see a full transcript of H.E's statement.

AllAfricaFri, Sep 30, 2016 Fri, Oct 7, 2016

LETS WELCOME TEAM BOTSWANA

Team Botswana will be coming to D.C.! Five Batswana high school students will be coming to the United States this July 16-18 to compete in the inaugural International Robot Olympics. These students come from Ramotswa, a village just south of Gaborone. They are joined by their adult mentor, Mrs Gaone Karabo, who works as a Senior Teacher of Computer Studies in Kagiso Senior Secondary School. They have been learning about programming and engineering over the past few months, and building a robot that will compete in the games.

Fri, Jun 23, 2017 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

PASSING OF SIR KETUMILE MASIRE

The Embassy of the Republic of Botswana wishes to announce, with a deep sense of regret, the death of Former President of the Republic of Botswana, His Excellency Sir Ketumile Quett Joni Masire on Thursday June 22, 2017.

A book of condolences will be opened for signing at the Embassy of Botswana, 1531-33 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC from June 26-28, 2017 from 0900-1230 and 1300-1530hrs

Mon, Jun 26, 2017 Mon, Jun 26, 2017

SAN ART EXHIBIT & SALE: NOV 10, 2017, MAH, SANTA CRUZ

Nestled in the northwest corner of the Kalahari Desert of Botswana, live the San people, often referred to as Bushmen. Some of the San living in D' kar (Ghanzi District) today were once hunters; they still gather food from the veld (bush) when they can. Most learned of their past from stories told by parents and elders while sitting around the fire. And some imagine life as it once was.

Kuru Art Project of D' Kar

Tue, Jun 6, 2017 Tue, Jun 6, 2017

The office will Close this Friday 25 August, 2017 at 12:00pm

Thu, Aug 24, 2017 Thu, Aug 24, 2017

The Permanent Secretary of Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation Mr. G. Goitsemang and Ambassador David Newman led the delegation of Botswana to Raleigh, North Carolina on 21-24 May 2017.

Tue, Jun 6, 2017 Tue, Jun 6, 2017