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  1. Saskatoon man dies, wife injured in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    Colette and Stephen Webster were on a safari in Africa when their bus crashed. Stephen died and Colette was seriuosly injured.

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  2. Saskatoon man dies, wife injured in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

    Colette and Stephen Webster were on a safari in Africa when their bus crashed. Stephen died and Colette was seriuosly injured.

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  3. In the latest issue of ST's digital magazine: African safaris;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Straits Times

    Animals abound in Mombo in Botswana's Okavango Delta. The Life, Issue 11 looks at African safari holidays, which visitors can choose to enjoy in customised, luxurious settings.

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  4. .com | Xenophobic attacks affecting SANParks bookings and transfrontier conservation effortsRead the original story

    Thursday | News24

    Cape Town South African National Parks has condemned the recent spate of xenophobic violence that broke out across the country, saying that they have already had a number of booking cancellations from neighbouring countries. "A large proportion of guests to our national parks are international visitors and we appear to be sending a message that foreigners are not welcome in our country," a press statement read.

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  5. Botswana: Shamukuni Advises Operators to Form AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | AllAfrica.com

    The Member of Parliament for Chobe, Mr Ronald Shamukuni has advised transport operators in Kasane to form an association. Speaking in an interview with BOPA recently, Mr Shamukuni said he was aware that transport operators were not utilising the gazetted bus rank as expected by the Department of Road Transport and Safety .

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  6. Uganda draws easiest group in AFCONRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | New Vision

    June 13 Uganda v Botswana September 5 Comoros v Uganda March 24, 2016 Burkina Faso v Uganda March 29, 2016 Uganda v Burkina Faso June 4, 2016 Botswana v Uganda September 3, 2016 Uganda v Comoros If Cranes fail to qualify for the 2017 Africa Nations Cup tournament in Gabon, then Ugandan football must be in critical need of ritual cleansing. At the luxurious Mariot 'Zamalek' Hotel in Cairo yesterday, Uganda was handed the easiest draw of all 12 groups in the qualifiers to the championship due in Gabon.

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  7. Positive economic news must be tempered by caveatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Sunday Herald

    Having just returned from two weeks under the Kalahari sun in Botswana - where I lived and worked 35 years ago - I would much prefer to report on developments there rather than events back in icy and general election- besotted Scotland. Having just returned from two weeks under the Kalahari sun in Botswana - where I lived and worked 35 years ago - I would much prefer to report on developments there rather than events back in icy and general election- besotted Scotland.

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  8. Africa Junior Squash Championships progressing in BotswanaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Xinhuanet

    The 2015 All Africa under-19 Junior Squash Championships have progressed closer to the final stages in Botswana capital Gaborone. The four-day tournament that has attracted five African countries started on Tuesday and the finals will be played on Friday.

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  9. .com | Botswana MPs want wildlife hunting ban liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | News24

    A week before Botswana hosts two key wildlife conservation conferences, a small group of lawmakers are seeking a review of a 2014 commercial hunting ban designed to reverse a decline in wildlife. Botswana is home to a third of the world's elephants, but three of the diamond-rich country's 61 legislators believe elephants have multiplied to the point they are now "terrorising" local farmers.

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  10. Telemedicine Project Launched in BotswanaRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Bioscience Technology

    The Botswana-UPenn Partnership is collaborating with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub, and other global partners to launch the first telemedicine service in Africa using TV white spaces to bring internet connectivity to hospitals and clinics across rural areas of Botswana. The pilot project, called "Project Kgolagano," will provide clinical consultations and diagnoses to a patient population who would otherwise have to travel far distances to the capital city of Gaborone, Botswana, for specialized care.

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  11. Okavango Delta: One of Africa's seven natural wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Botswana's Okavango Delta, one of the world's largest deltas, is really an oasis produced by seasonal rains, with most of the rain falling between January and April. This amazing ecosystem, with a diversity of flora and fauna, is home to wildlife such as hippos, crocodiles, elephants and big cats.

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  12. Botswana-UPenn Partnership Teams up with Microsoft and Partners to...Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Newswise

    The Botswana-UPenn Partnership is collaborating with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub, and other global partners to launch the first telemedicine service in Africa using TV white spaces to bring internet connectivity to hospitals and clinics across rural areas of Botswana. The pilot project, called "Project Kgolagano," will provide clinical consultations and diagnoses to a patient population who would otherwise have to travel far distances to the capital city of Gaborone, Botswana, for specialized care.

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  13. Mahama wraps up Botswana visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    President John Mahama on Wednesday ended his three-day state visit to Botswana by visiting two diamond factories and polishing companies. The companies, Diamond Trading Company of Botswana and Eurostar Diamond Polishing Company apart from adding value to the huge diamond deposits mined in the country, also employed thousands of Botswana citizens and beyond.

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  14. Botswana: Ghana President to Help Market Botswana BeefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Speaking after touring the Francistown Botswana Meat Commission abattoir on March 10, Dr Mahama said his country did not produce beef in significant quantities but imported from South America and he therefore could not see why some of it could not be imported from Botswana. He commended Botswana for well managing the BMC plant and noted that as the chairperson of the High Level African Committee whose mandate was to promote trade and investment among African countries, he would ensure Botswana's beef market got exposure.

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  15. President Mahama wraps up visit to BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Gaborone, March 11, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday ended his three-day state visit to Botswana by visiting two diamond factories and polishing companies. The companies, Diamond Trading Company of Botswana and Eurostar Diamond Polishing Company apart from adding value to the huge diamond deposits mined in the country, also employed thousands of Botswana citizens and beyond.

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  16. .com | Botswana to hosts elephant summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | News24

    Botswana will this month host two international meetings on elephant poaching and the illegal wildlife trade in Africa, Environment and Tourism Minister Tshekedi Khama said on Tuesday. Khama said the first meeting, the African Elephant Summit, would review progress in implementing 14 urgent measures adopted at an earlier meeting in Botswana in December 2013.

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  17. Zimbabwe: Comment - Let's Learn From Other CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    MINING consultancy, Core Consultants' remarks this week Botswana remains a popular investment destination, specifically on the mining sector despite infrastructure challenges and global economic downturn, must be provide some sobering reflection in Harare. While there are many African economies rising, besides powerhouses like South Africa and Nigeria, such as Mozambique, Angola, Tanzania, Mauritius, Ghana and Kenya, Botswana's case is very interesting.

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  18. Baxter backs young gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter says their last 32 Nedbank Cup clash against Edu Sports FC has given him a fresh perspective on how to line-up his chargers when they take on Botswana s Township Rollers. Photo by Luigi Bennett/Gallo Images Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter says their last 32 Nedbank Cup clash against Edu Sports FC has given him a fresh perspective on how to line-up his chargers when they take on Botswana's Township Rollers in their preliminary round, second leg Caf Champions League encounter on Saturday.

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  19. Botswana: Ndaba Proposes Special Fund On MiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The MP for Gaborone Bonnington South, Mr Ndaba Gaolathe has urged the government to create a special fund for the mining industry. Debating a motion on mining beneficiation on Friday, February 20, Mr Gaolathe said the creation of a special fund for the mining industry would help Batswana to benefit from the sector.

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  20. Diamond revival has been driven by in surge demand from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | This Is Money

    As China celebrated the start of the New Year yesterday, millions of people travelled home to be with family and exchange gifts. Traditionally, gold is exchanged but increasingly diamonds have become popular with the growing wealthy classes.

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