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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......

Planning a trip? Mumbai is the 6th best city to travel

Image: Women pose for a street photographer (not pictured) in front of Taj Mahal Hotel. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters The list of best moustache destinations is topped by Rajasthan Mumbai......

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......

C'wealth Youth Games: Lifter Lather, javelin thrower Hadish give India gold

Indians continued their strong show at the fifth Commonwealth Youth Games, winning five medals, including two gold, on the second day of competition in Apia, Samoa, on Tuesday. Weightlifter Deepak......

PHOTOS: Favourites cruise at heats on opening day at worlds

(From left) Andreas Bube of Denmark, Wais Ibrahim Khairandesh of Afghanistan and David Lekuta Rudisha of Kenya compete in the Men's 800 metres heats during day one of the 15th IAAF World Athletics......
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Robert P. Jackson Sworn in as next U.S. Ambassador to Ghana

African Press Organization 2015-12-01 Robert Porter Jackson was sworn in today as President Obama's new U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of... ...
Corruption on the rise in Africa poll as governments seen failing to stop it

African Press Organization 2015-12-01 A majority of Africans say corruption has risen in the past 12 months and most governments are seen as... ...
Lucara to Report 2016 Guidance on December 2, 2015 Conference Call on December 3, 2015

From the Wires Nov. 30, 2015 06:00 PM VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/30/15 -- Lucara Diamond Corp.... ...
RoamRight Travel Insurance Promotes Family Vacations In Collaboration With Public Television Show Travel With Kids

RoamRight, a leading provider of travel insurance and a division of Arch Insurance Company, has teamed up with Public Television's Travel With Kids... ...
Galane Gold Ltd. Releases Financial and Operating Results for Third Quarter 2015

From the Wires Nov. 30, 2015 04:54 PM TORONTO , Nov. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Galane Gold Ltd. ("Galane Gold" or the "Company") (TSX-V: GG) is... ...

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