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  1. Austin Adventures waives cancellation fees in regard to Ebola crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    It's a highly unlikely event, but should health officials report a confirmed case of Ebola within 500 miles of an Austin Adventures vacation host city, the company is announcing that it will waive its trip cancellation fee. "While we realize that the odds of Ebola affecting our itineraries are minuscule at best, we hope to assuage any fears that a guest may have by updating our cancellation policy to address this sensitive subject," said Dan Austin, President and Founder of Austin Adventures .

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  2. The Ebola Effect: Tour Operator Amends Cancellation PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PR Log

    Austin Adventures to Waive Cancellation Fee if Health Officials Report a Confirmed Case of Ebola within 500-mile Radius of Trip's Host City PRLog - Oct. 29, 2014 - BILLINGS, MT - It's a highly unlikely event, but should health officials report a confirmed case of Ebola within 500 miles of an Austin Adventures vacation host city, the company is announcing that it will waive its trip cancellation fee.

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  3. As diamond mines decline, Botswana searches for new way to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    Soccer players practice under the skyline of Gaborone, Botswana, Aug. 15, 2003. Botswana's discovery of its diamond wealth in the 1960s fueled dramatic economic and social gains.

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  4. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    A consortium of international telecoms operators, including Chunghwa Telecom of Taiwan, KT Corporation of South Korea, an as-yet unnamed US company, and 'the major carriers from China' has come together in Busan, South Korea to sign the Construction and Maintenance Agreement and the Supply Contract for the planned New Cross Pacific submarine cable system. The cable will directly connect China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States, and have a design capacity of 80Tbps.

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  5. Life on diamonds is too easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Mail & Guardian

    Botswana is a remarkable development turnaround story. But it also shows how difficult it is to wean a country off its dependence on natural resources.

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  6. Nam's diamond headacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Namibian

    Looking for cover behind ridiculous arguments like "I don't know about my spouse's assets" is just pathetic to say the least. Are you even married, - THANK you Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana and your team for improving service at the ministry.

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  7. Farnham couple's frightening holiday snap of deadly encounter with a hippoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Surrey Advertiser

    With its teeth bared and nostrils flaring, one terrified Farnham couple expected this charging hippo to be the last thing they ever saw. Rob Masterton and his wife Jessica Masterton-Smith stared into these jaws of death after angering the massive animal during a safari river cruise through the Chobe National Park in Botswana.

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  8. When animals attack: See angry hippo target boatload of terrified tourists on safari cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Mirror.co.uk

    The protective mother rounded on the horrified spectators when the vessel they were travelling in got too close to her calf Forget hungry hippos, these spectacular pictures show the terrifying moment a seriously angry hippo attacked a safari boat in Botswana. Looking like something from the film Jaws - minus the great white shark, of course - the protective mother rounded on the tour when they got too close to her calf.

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  9. Botswana: Maintaining the Ecological Integrity of the Okavango DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | AllAfrica.com

    In June 2014 Botswana's Okavango Delta was enlisted as the 1000th UNESCO World Heritage Site - a status that underscores the Delta's global ecological significance and highlights the need to protect and manage this important biosphere. September 2014 also marked the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Permanent Cubango-Okavango River Basin Commission agreement that commits Namibia, Angola and Botswana, the three riparian states of the River Basin, to a coordinated and environmentally sustainable regional water governance strategy.

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  10. GIA Hosts Rough Diamond Evaluation Course in C te d'IvoireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Diamonds.net

    Press Release: In an effort to further the gem and jewelry industry's beneficiation initiatives, the Gemological Institute of America debuted its rough diamond evaluation course in French in CA te d'Ivoire. The class, which was held in Abidjan from September 15 to 19, consisted of six government officials from the Ministry of Mines, Customs and the Ivorian mining development organization SODEMI, as well as two representatives of artisanal mining cooperatives and one field staffer from the Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development II project of the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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  11. GIA's Rough Diamond Evaluation Course in C te d'Ivoire Furthers Beneficiation EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Diamonds.net

    Press Release: In an effort to further the gem and jewelry industry's beneficiation initiatives, GIA debuted its Rough Diamond Evaluation course in French in CA te d'Ivoire. The class, which was held in Abidjan from Sept.

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  12. Victoria FallsRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Independent

    Africa leaves an indelible mark on its visitors and on this incredible three-country tour, you see some of the very best it has to offer. We see one of the world's finest natural wonders, the amazing Victoria Falls - three times as long and twice as high as Niagara.

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  13. 2015 Netball WC: One year to plan, but shall we?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    Comment. Before winning the Six Nations Cup in Singapore last year, the She Cranes had only secured government funding at the last minute after making a plea for public help in local media.

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  14. Here's How Much It Costs To Get Married At 15 Iconic Landmarks Around The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Switched

    In the first "Sex And The City" movie, Carrie Bradshaw almost ties the knot with Mr. Big at the New York Public Library -- a dream wedding venue for any city guy or gal. Unfortunately, the gorgeous location comes with a pretty hefty price tag of $50,000.

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  15. Just back from: Botswana and South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | SFGate

    Lee Eisman & Jay Tennenbaum on a safari game drive at Ngala Private Game Reserve in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Photo: ONLINE_YES Why you went: We went on safari in Tanzania seven years ago and loved it.

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  16. Netball: She Cranes fight on but can't even afford water...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | New Vision

    Uganda 43 Zimbabwe 42 Swaziland 58 Namibia 47 Wednesday, 9.30am Botswana v Uganda Uganda's mighty She Cranes continued to defy the odds on Tuesday after grinding out a close 43-42 win over Zimbabwe in Botswana. The Ugandans, who left for the week-long tournament, last Thursday with only $240 , return to action on Wednesday against Botswana in a must-win fixture of their Africa Netball World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday at the Bona courts in Gaborone.

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  17. Cranes car remains unclaimedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | New Vision

    By Swalley Kenyi FUFA is considering drawing another raffle to find a winner who can finally take their Nadia car that they used to promote the Uganda Cranes versus Guinea 2015 Africa Nations Cup qualifiers. The federation finance director Decolas Kiza said on Tuesday that they plan to hold another draw by next week if the current winner does not show up.

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  18. Uganda's golden team gets free medical check-up, flies back WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | New Vision

    By Norman Katende Uganda athletes who conquered the World Mountain Running championships were given a free medical check up at San Rocco as one of the packages of the national team sponsors . San Rocco is part of the Tuscany Training camp, which signed an agreement with the national athletics federation last year to have a medical check-up for all national team athletes and also treat them in case of injuries, if they can travel to Italy.

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  19. Daphne HamiltonRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Lockhart Post Register

    After a ten year, hard -fought battle with pink melanoma Daphne Hamilton finally succumbed on Sept.

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  20. African Safari Company Caters to Boom in Multigenerational Travel; Selects Safaris for Specific AgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | PR Log

    As the average age of grandparents in the U.S. continues to decline more three-generation family groups are seeking travel experiences that are suitable and rewarding for a wide range of ages and abilities.

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