August 12th, 2017Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has cancelled a planned visit to Botswana because of exhaustion, his office said, a move that is likely to be welcomed by China, a major investor in the African country.
The Dalai Lama had been expected to address a human rights conference in the capital Gaborone on August 17-19 and meet...
September 21st, 2016
By Ed Cropley
Botswana, home to the world's largest elephant population, will break ranks with its southern African neighbours and not support bids at an upcoming UN conference to allow sales of ivory, its president says.
Trade in ivory will take centre stage at the meeting of the UN's Convention on International Trade in...
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