Sunday Dec 8
Penn helps, learns from, Botswana's HIV epidemic
When Olofe Mgbako, a fourth-year medical student, saw a patient having trouble breathing, he was at a loss about how to treat him.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Simon Calder: How Nelson Mandela gave South Africa back to the world
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Fri Dec 06, 2013
Inter Press Service
AIDS-Free Generation Still a Dream in Southern Africa
Eighteen-year-old Maureen Phiri from Malawi knows first-hand about the loneliness of HIV.
Pangolin Diamonds Announces Drilling Results on Geobotanical Anomaly...
Core drilling at the GK6 geobotanical anomaly has been completed. No kimberlite was intersected.
Inspired By Nature: Build Up 2012 Expedition...
Dr Steve Boyes and his brother, marine biologist Chris Boyes, attempted their first unassisted crossing of the Okavango Delta in traditional dug-out canoes in 2012.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Wise Up programme uses theatre to raise awareness among youth in Botswana about HIV/AIDS
An AIDS-free generation once seemed like a far-off dream. But, now, the world has what it takes to make this dream a reality.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Record ivory seizures point to trafficking rise
SIZED ivory seizures have reached record highs this year. This might be bad news for elephants, indicating a rise in poaching, or it could be a sign of better enforcement, according to a report released this week at the African Elephant Summit in Gaborone, Botswana.
Countries pledge to save elephants
Key countries where illegal ivory trade thrives have pledged urgent measures to try to halt the poaching and secure elephant populations across Africa .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Obama shifts $100 million into funding AIDS research
Politico44 announced on Dec. 2, 2013 that President Obama has committed $100 million in funding for research to find a cure for AIDs.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
News of the day From Across the Globe, December 3
Authorities used a crane to remove the wreckage from the roof of the Clutha pub where it crashed Friday night, killing nine people.
The New Zealand Herald
Africa's elephants threatened by killings: report
As many as 20 percent of Africa's elephants could be killed in the next 10 years if illegal poaching continues at the current rate, according to new data released Monday at the opening of the Elephant Summit in Botswana.
African elephant survival tops agenda at...
African ministers and experts are meeting this week in Botswana to chart ways to stamp out a spike in elephant killings fuelled by a growing demand for ivory in Asia.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Rosie to take on alleged puncher
Rosie Motene will be returning to the country she fled over the weekend to take on the Motswana socialite who allegedly punched her in the face, fracturing her nose.
Kenya: KQ to Fly More Times in December
Kenya Airways has increased its weekly flight frequency to 11 destinations for December to cope with an anticipated increase in demand during the festive season.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
SA actress assaulted in Botswana - report
Gwede Mantashe should understand that living in a clean, world class province is a sign that we have been tasting freedom, says Anneke Scheepers .
Fri Nov 29, 2013
African elephant survival top at Botswana talks...
African ministers and experts meet next week in Botswana to chart ways to stamp out a spike in elephant killings fuelled by a growing demand for ivory in Asia.
Zimbabwe: Global Diamond Players Flock to Zimbabwe
INTERNATIONAL diamond players, including Botswana registered company First Element Diamond Services , are flocking to Zimbabwe for opportunities to exploit the country's vast diamond deposits, businessdigest has learnt.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Straits Times
Kenya launches $17.3b China-built railway to boost trade
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta inspects a guard of honour mounted by the Botswana Defence Force soldiers for an official visit at the Sir Seretse Khama International airport in Gaborone, on Nov 6, 2013.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Northern Miner
Lucara's Karowe a veritable cash machine
The Vancouver-based company's stock has been one of the rare bright spots in an otherwise morose mining sector as it has gained 140% since January.
Former Botswana President Won Prize for Ceding Power
"Festus G. Mogae, trained as an economist, was Botswana's president for two terms."