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Zimbabwe Summons US Envoy Over White House Adviser’s Comment

HARARE, ZIMABABWE – Zimbabwe has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Harare to a meeting over comments by a White House official suggesting Zimbabwe is among “foreign adversaries” that could face retaliation for trying to foment unrest in the U.S. over the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded for air as a police […]

Medical/Health Care

Botswana Elephant Deaths Mystery Deepens as Toll Rises

GABARONE, BOTSWANA – The mystery surrounding a mass die-off of elephants in Botswana is deepening after initial test results ruled out poisoning and anthrax. Wildlife officials had earlier ruled out poaching as no ivory had been taken. But officers have discovered more carcasses as the death toll surpasses 100. Samples would now be sent to […]

General

WHO Confirms New Ebola Outbreak in Northwest DRC

The World Health Organization on Monday confirmed a second outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, just as an initial outbreak appeared to be ending. At a briefing Monday in Geneva, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said this new outbreak is near the northwestern city of Mbandaka in the DRC’s […]

Business & Finance

DCI lost 2.28 percent year to date

The Domestic Companies Index (DCI) gained 0.10 percent during the week ending May 29, 2020. As indicated by Stockbrokers Botswana weekly report, the index closed at 7 323.82 points from 7 316.17 points of the previous week. For the year-to-date, the index lost 2.28 percent. A total of 5 456 795 securities valued at P9 […]