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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......

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......

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......

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,......

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......

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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Largest uncut diamond up for auction in London

The tennis ball sized gem quality diamond named 'Lesedi La Rona', meaning 'Our Light' in Botswana's Tswana language was uncovered by Canadian... ...

http://post.jagran.com/largest-uncut-diamond-up-for-auction-in-london-1467187107
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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/pix-largest-uncut-diamond-may-fetch-70-million/20160629.htm
Landing at RIA-a scary experience EACH TIME

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Liberia, June 29 -- Robert Philips, Contributing Writer... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Landing-at-RIA-a-scary-experience-EACH-TIME/14113523
How Will Brexit Impact Africa

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Liberia, June 29 -- Following the UK's surprise vote to... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/How-Will-Brexit-Impact-Africa/14113521
Lenders tighten the noose around diamond company Shrenuj

MUMBAI: The 100-year-old diamond house and one of the largest in the trade, Shrenuj has run into trouble as lenders tighten their grip on the group... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/banking/lenders-tighten-the-noose-around-diamond-company-shrenuj/articleshow/52964304.cms

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