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Thursday | Statesboro Herald

GSU to host Human Rights Conference featuring Botswana ambassador

Georgia Southern University will host a Human Rights Conference on Saturday featuring Dr. Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, the ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to the United States, as the keynote speaker.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Georgia Southern University, Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Exile's bullish reconnection with his ancestral land

Molefe Pheto, a former political prisoner, had been hoping for armed engagement after Nelson Mandela's release.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Star Press

Gifted African students immersing in Muncie culture

Wearing a red Ball State University hooded sweatshirt and with her long braids put back in a ponytail, Louise Mandumbwa greeted drivers with a girlish smile and boxes of food Wednesday morning in the former BorgWarner parking lot.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN, Ball State University, World News, Education Etc., us Travel, Travel

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Iol.co.za

In memory of principled struggle hero

Chris Hani had been in jail for months in Gaborone when he finally got to live as part of the family again.

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Related Topix: World News, Zambia, Africa, Zimbabwe, South Africa

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CNN

Tilodi Safari Lodge

Fall in love with Botswana and visit Tilodi Safari Lodge. Tilodi Safari Lodge features 10 stylish luxury tents, all with extensive living areas, overlooking the Kasane Forest Reserve.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Amissah-Arthur Praises Former Botswana President

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has praised the former President of Botswana Festus Gontebanye Mogae for excellent leadership, saying his life should be an example to many in politics today.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ghana, South Africa,

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Iol.co.za

1548km for a good cause - face down

An elderly one-legged paraplegic has successfully ridden a vintage motorcycle from Botswana to Cape Town, lying on his stomach.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

News24

Botswana's Khama sacks Zim magistrate

Botswana President Ian Khama has reportedly sacked a Zimbabwean national who was a magistrate at one of the country's courts after he refused to be transferred to another court.

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ABS-CBN News

Comelec commissioner, envoys take oath before PNoy

President Benigno Aquino III has sworn into office Comelec Commissioner Luie Tito Guia, several Philippine envoys and other Palace executives.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Angola, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Bloomberg

Bob Diamond's Atlas Mara to Buy Stake in Rwandan Lender

Robert Diamond , former head of Barclays Plc , has agreed to buy a stake in state-owned Development Bank of Rwanda through his new financial-services venture Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Ltd. The partnership will help Atlas Mara build "a leading African financial services group," Diamond said in a joint statement with Rwanda's Ministry of Finance and ... (more)

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

MT Shortwave Central

Blog Logs

A sampling from hobbyist shortwave monitoring All times UTC/ frequency in kHz // parallel frequency * Sign-on / Sign-off * English unless otherwise indicated Logs completed prior to summer schedule changes on 30 March, and edited for clarity Australia 15400, Radio Station HCJB via Kununurra 1046.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, South America, Bolivia, Argentina, Africa, Brazil,

Market Wire

Pangolin Diamonds Updates Exploration Work

Pangolin Diamonds Corp. wishes to provide an update of its exploration activities in Botswana at its 100% owned projects.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Diamonds.net

Botswana Diamonds Narrows Operating Loss 21%

Botswana Diamonds plc reported a comprehensive loss of $370,000 for the six months that ended on December 31, down from a loss of $470,000 one year earlier.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Diamonds.net

Botswana Diamond Completes Initial Fieldwork at PL 117

Botswana Diamonds completed its initial fieldwork at the prospecting license PL 117/2011 in the Orapa region of Botswana and which it shares with joint venture partner ALROSA.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Mon Mar 24, 2014

India Talkies

FIFA conducts management course in Botswana - Indiatalkies.com

Gaborone, March 25: The world football governing body FIFA Monday opened a management and administration course in Botswana as a way of improving the level of the game in the country through commercialisation.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Namibia, Botswana Sign Agreement For Trans-Kalahari Rail Link

Namibia has signed an agreement with Botswana, its landlocked neighbour to the west, to develop the Trans-Kalahari Corridor rail link which will connect Botswana to Namibia's Atlantic port of Walvis Bay.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Namibia

Fri Mar 21, 2014

PR-inside.com

Tsodilo Resources Limited Annual General Meeting Results

Toronto, Ontario CANADA, March 21, 2014 /FSC/ - Tsodilo Resources Limited is pleased to announce that at its Annual General Meeting of shareholders held on March 21, 2014, the following directors were elected: James M. Bruchs, Thomas S. Bruington, David J. Cushing, Michiel C.J. de Wit, Jonathan R. Kelafant and Patrick C. McGinley.

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