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05 Sep 2011 description

Gaborone, 05 September 2011-NAIROBI - Seabelo Group managing director, Mr Seabelo Tlhaselo has saved government millions of Pula by offering two trucks, for free, to transport food aid to Somalis residing in Kenyan camps. During a brief meeting with the Botswana High Commissioner to Kenya, Mr Charles Mogotsi, Mr Tlhaselo said he made the offer in response to President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama's appeal to him for transportation of the consignment.

04 Aug 2011 description

Upon its arrival in Nairobi the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) plane carrying foodstuffs and blankets, was met by Botswana's High Commissioner to Kenya, Mr. Charles Mogotsi, who formally handed over the goods in a ceremony, which was also attended by Kenya's Assistant Minister for Special Programmes, the Honourable Mohammad Ali.

In his remarks, High Commissioner Mogotsi emphasized that the current drought in the Horn of Africa was affecting neighbouring countries such as Kenya, as well as Somalia and southern Ethiopia.

01 Aug 2011 description

Gaborone, 01 August 2011- Botswana has donated food aid worth P500 000 to famine hit Somalia. A Botswana Defence Force (BDF) plane carrying water, canned beef and other essentials departs for Kenya today where the aid will be handed over to the World Food Programme (WFP) for distribution to Somali refugees.