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African leader gets Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award

Former president of BotswanaSir Ketumile Masire has been honoured with the Mahatma Gandhi International Peace Award for his efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in the African continent.The......

Indian diplomats' domestic trouble

Contracts with India-based domestic assistants for officials abroad have become a headache for the Indian government. Akshat Kaushal & Nayanima Basu report. The soft underbelly of the Indian......

43 officials in Indian diplomatic missions to face action

The government is taking action with regard to complaints against 43 officials of Indian diplomatic missions in 17 countries facing a variety of charges including corruption and dereliction of......

It's official: Prince Harry ends army career after a decade

Britain's Prince Harry officially left the army on Friday after more than a decade of full-time military service, including two stints in war-torn Afghanistan. The fifth in line to Britain's......

Meet the lion hugger

A lion hugging a human is definitely not something you see every day but for Valentin Gruener and Sirga the lion, it’s their normal way to greet each other. Conservationist Valentin......

FTIL acquires 60% equity in Bourse Africa

The Financial Technologies India group has inked a deal to acquire 60 per cent stake in Botswana-based Bourse Africa. The latter has been licensed by the Botswana government to set-up a spot and/or......

India may source diamonds from African nations

India has offered African countries like Botswana, Angola, South Africa and Namibia, incentives to strengthen their jewellery industry in return for direct procurement of rough diamonds from these......

Globalisation? Uganda, Botswana beat India

Did somebody say India Shining? Well, the A T Kearney/Foreign Policy Globalization Index for 2004 surely does not think so. The index ranks second from last in its globalisation index for the year......

Even Botswana is ahead of India

Even as India's overall ranking in human development index slipped to 127 from 124, UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) report for 2003 says the country has made some progress in adult......

India may impose safeguard tax to check Chinese imports: DIPP

India on Monday said it could consider imposing "some kind of safeguard duties' on Chinese imports to bridge the huge trade gap as it cannot be sustained in the long run. "This trade deficit......

Amos tames Rudisha in 800 metres; Thompson strikes gold in 200m

Nijel Amos of Botswana (centre, left) wins the Mens 800m ahead of David Rudisha of Kenya (centre, right) during day two of the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium at Queen Elizabeth......

CWG: Amos shocks Olympic champion Rudisha to clinch 800m gold

Botswana's Nijel Amos produced a stunning late surge to land the 800 metres gold medal and shock Olympic champion David Rudisha at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Amos, who took silver behind......

Humpy, Vijayalakshmi off to a flier

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy cruised to an easy victory over Tuduetso Sabure of Botswana in the first round of World women's chess championship that got underway in Ekaterinburg, Russia.The victory in......

Dibaba breaks 22-year-old world record in 1,500 metres

‘Most of the girls can't stay with me in training; it just has to be guys’ Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba celebrates her new world record in the 1500 meters at the IAAF Diamond League.......

Sports Shorts: Kaymer wins Grand Slam title in playoff over Watson

Martin Kaymer of Germany, left, shakes hands with Bubba Watson of the United States after Kaymer won the first playoff hole during the final day of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf......
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Zimbabwe calls for extradition of Cecil the lion's killer | Reuters

HARARE The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a "foreign poacher" who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/world/zimbabwe-calls-for-extradition-of-cecil-the-lions-killer-reuters-2374696.html
Federal and Nunavut Governments to Fund Construction of Iqaluit Marine Port

From the Wires Jul. 31, 2015 01:30 PM VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/15 -- Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. ("Peregrine"... ...

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Dr. Peter Kilmarx appointed Deputy Director of Fogarty International Center

Peter Kilmarx, M.D., an expert in infectious disease research and HIV/AIDS prevention, has been named Deputy Director of the Fogarty International... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/dr-peter-kilmarx-appointed-deputy-director-fogarty-international-center
Botswana tackles worst drought in 30 years

GABORONE: Botswana has allocated emergency funds in response to the worst drought conditions in 30 years with agricultural land badly hit by the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/botswana-tackles-worst-drought-in-30-years/articleshow/48286612.cms
For some, hunting lions in Africa is the ultimate experience

JOHANNESBURG: It is, for some well-heeled foreign visitors, the ultimate African experience: the thrill of hunting a lion, one of the so-called... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/for-some-hunting-lions-in-africa-is-the-ultimate-experience/articleshow/48283977.cms

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