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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......

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......

India gets re-elected to UN Human Rights Council

In a significant victory, India has been re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. India is currently......

Centre steps in to protect Assam's rare rhinos

Union Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed anguish over the unabated poaching of the rare one-horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and the......

10 powerful monarchs who command respect

After nearly 40 years on the throne, King Juan Carlos of Spain is to abdicate in favour of his son Crown Prince Felipe.   The handover will make King Juan Carlos the first Spanish king to pass......

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......

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......

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......

Medals tally: 2014 Commonwealth Games

The medals tally at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow: - Complete coverage: Glasgow Commonwealth Games Pos Country Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 England 58 59 57 174 2 Australia 49......

Umpire Kathy Cross is first female in ICC Panel

New Zealand's Kathy Cross became the first woman to be inducted in an ICC umpires' panel when she was named as an Associate and Affiliate International official following the annual review and......
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Foreigners tell of being `hunted like dogs` in South Africa

Cape Town: Foreigners fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa told Tuesday of how they escaped marauding death mobs and vowed never to return... ...

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Vodafone M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money Agree to Interconnect Mobile Money Services

From the Wires Apr. 21, 2015 02:03 AM Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to... ...

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Warning Signs in the Mind of a Pilot Determined to Die

Duesseldorf, Germany : When Andreas Lubitz sent an email in 2009 seeking reinstatement to Lufthansa's flight-training program after a monthslong... ...

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First Property Crowdfunding Platform for Sub-Saharan Africa

From the Wires Apr. 17, 2015 03:20 AM JOHANNESBURG, South Africa , April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Africa intends to stimulate... ...

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Gubelin Group Renews Commitment to JNA Awards

HONG KONG , April 17,2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gubelin Group, known for its three areas of expertise -- fine jewellery that merges Swiss goldsmith... ...

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