Botswana

Scientists monitoring new Delta variant with ‘horrific spike profile’
Covid-19 ward of a South African hospital
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Scientists monitoring new Delta variant with ‘horrific spike profile’

Experts show ‘concern’ over B.1.1.529 variant seen in Botswana, South Africa and Hong Kong
25 Nov 2021
Botswana investigating mysterious deaths of 350 elephants
Okavango Delta elephants fighting
In Brief

Botswana investigating mysterious deaths of 350 elephants

Experts fear unexplained mass die-off may be result of unknown pathogen
3 Jul 2020
Coronavirus alarm bells ring in Africa
A door-to-door coronavirus testing team in Johannesburg, South Africa
In Brief

Coronavirus alarm bells ring in Africa

Rising infection rates and governments in denial stoking fears that health systems will be overwhelmed
15 May 2020
Africa’s Eden: exploring the Okavango Delta
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In Review

Africa’s Eden: exploring the Okavango Delta

The wetlands of northern Botswana offer a safari like no other
20 Feb 2020
Okavango Delta in pictures
Okavango Delta baboons
In Review

Okavango Delta in pictures

10 Feb 2020
Long-weekend safari: a mini adventure
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In Review

Long-weekend safari: a mini adventure

Even the most time-pressed traveller can squeeze in a trip to Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park
24 Jan 2020
Five of the best mobile safaris
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In Review

Five of the best mobile safaris

Time to head back to camp? Not when your luxury accommodation travels with you
2 Aug 2019

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Why Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting
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In Depth

Why Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting

Government acts to reduce elephant numbers but former president criticises move
23 May 2019
Bodies of 87 elephants found near Botswana sanctuary
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In Brief

Bodies of 87 elephants found near Botswana sanctuary

Charity blames gruesome find on ‘poaching frenzy’ in months since disarming of rangers
4 Sep 2018
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