Both countries have very different laws on capital punishment.
Activists claim its good governance ranking flies in the face of attacks on media freedom.
Journalism groups have expressed outrage and concern over the arrest and sedition charges of Botswana journalist Outsa Mokone.
South Africa and Botswana want to limit the number of Zimbabweans in their countries.
Botswana plans to follow in the footsteps of Sasol in introducing coal-to-liquid fuel technology while the chemical giant turns its focus to gas.
Botswana's central bank will continue to try to boost economic growth by keeping its repo rate at 7.5%.
Banyana Banyana turned on the heat in the first 45 minutes scoring three goals and ultimately beating Botswana 4-0 in Vanderbijlpark on Saturday.
Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique and Namibia will hold crucial polls this year, writes Webster Zambara.
Observers say elections in Southern Africa this year are vulnerable to manipulation and misuse of the military to clamp down on opponents.
Botswana's government has denied claims that fracking is under way in the country's top wildlife park, but says exploration drilling is taking place.
Botswana has been accused of sacrificing the Kalahari to commercial fracking while ignoring the concerns of access to scarce water.
Beware the dazzle of the latest kimberlite discovery, policymakers: diamonds aren't forever.
In order to move the mineral from Botswana, Transnet and Eskom are going to need help.
Botswana's industry is sparkling compared with its neighbour's declining sector.
Botswana's government will next week remove hundreds of Bushmen from their land to make way for a wildlife park, claims an indigenous rights group.
Hopes are high that the new partnership will ensure easy, cheaper access to vaccines and medicine.
Access to ARVs is improving, but poor attitudes to patients are aggravating maternal mortality rates.
Botswana's opposition party has thrown its weight behind law for officials to declare their interests.
Botswana's tourism ministry has confirmed that it will update and rebrand the country as an international destinatio