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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......

And the winners of the Smithsonian photo competition are...

Smithsonian has just announced the winners for their 14th annual photo contest, which includes the grand prize, readers’ choice and 7 category winners. The contest which ran from......

PM Modi's world outreach

Ministers will travel to different countries across the world, mostly where no ministerial visits have taken place in the last 20 to 25 years, to establish ‘sampark’ (contact) and......

These 10 PHOTOS will take you on an incredible journey

Bored at work? Tired of the same old life you live? The next 10 images you see will snap you of your boredom and transport you to a world like no other! These breathtaking shots -- of......

India extends e-tourist visa to 37 more countries

The home ministry will extend e-tourist visa scheme to 37 more countries from Friday, taking the total number of beneficiary countries to 150. The new 37 countries included in e-Tourist visa scheme......

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......

Largest uncut diamond may fetch $70 million!

Nothing of the size and quality of Lesedi La Rona has been found in over 100 years. IMAGE: The tennis ball sized gem quality diamond is named 'Lesedi La Rona'. Photographs kind courtesy,......

'I never felt I was 'somebody''

'Most of the time I did not have anything to do in a film, even though I was in it throughout.'Saurabh Shukla, one of our finest character actors, shines yet again in his new film Jolly LLB 2. Did......

Oopiri is a blockbuster!

The latest updates from the Telugu film industry. Oopiri, the Telugu remake of the French film The Intouchables, is declared a blockbuster, and has been critically acclaimed too. Oopiri is also......

World Athletics: Why Botswana's Makwala ran solo in 200m

IMAGE: Isaac Makwala of Botswana competes solo in the men's 200 metres qualification during day six of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Michael......

Fresh controversy strikes World Athletics C'ships

Botswana's Makwala barred from entering stadium 'I arrived at the stadium today ready to run but I found a trap set there' IMAGE: Isaac Makwala of Botswana competes in the men's 400 metres heats.......

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......
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Botswana finds anthrax outbreak after spate of hippo deaths

Anthrax has been detected in dead hippos floating in the Okavango River, officials in Botswana said on Wednesday, after more than 100 of the... ...

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Why hunger is on the rise in the world, and what can be done about it

The number of hungry and malnourished people is rising for the first time in over a decade. This is according to the United Nation’s Food and... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/life-society-news/why-hunger-is-on-the-rise-in-the-world-and-what-can-be-done-about-it-84061.html
Emerging market investors buy into education

By Karin Strohecker LONDON (Reuters) - Two decades after Yusuf Karodia launched Mancosa, a distance learning school to teach South Africans... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/from-nursery-to-university-emerging-market-investors-buy-into-education-news-default-rjyoFjfebbbej.html
Democratic voting in African wild dog packs

Scientists studying African wild dogs in Botswana have found members of this endangered species use sneezes to vote on when the pack will move off... ...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/09/170905202954.htm
Farah wins final track race after rival trio collide

  IMAGE: Britain's Mo Farah celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 5000 metres run at the IAAF Athletics Diamond League in Letzigrund... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/diamond-league-pix-farah-wins-final-race-after-rival-trio-collide-pix/20170825.htm

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