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  1. Marlborough LitFest: ReviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 8 | This is Wiltshire

    Jasper Fforde was at Marlborough LitFest on Saturday and proved to be charming, intelligent and very funny as he spoke about how he turned himself into a writer after starting out the movie business. Before he became a published author he received many rejections, but always got enjoyment from his writing and he still likes creating tricky scenarios for himself that he has to fit into the plot in some inventive style.


  2. Darien Nature Center exhibition helps educate children in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2011 | Darien News-Review

    Southern Cross Education Foundation , a privately funded preschool and primary school support program for disadvantaged children in Botswana, is partnering with The Darien Nature Center to host a six-week exhibition of the photography and arts of Botswana. The exhibit, which is free to the public, will kick off with an opening reception Sept.


  3. Renowned Travel Sites in the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | CNN

    Visiting the most popular destinations in the world can be very satisfying and thrilling to say the least. Although there are numerous such places, there are some which have received a huge number of tourists like Istanbul Grand Bazaar.


  4. Cable Compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The Samoan government has launched a USD49 million project to deploy a 1,300km submarine cable between Samoa and Fiji, which will be operated by newly established, locally-owned Samoa Submarine Cable Company in Suva, Fiji.' The project - which is also backed by the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - is reportedly scheduled to be completed within 18 months.


  5. Southern Africa: The Provision of Reliable and Sustainable EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 |

    The Southern African Development Community has been experiencing energy shortfalls for more than a decade due to growth in demand, forcing most countries to implement demand side management programmes such as load shedding. While load shedding has succeeded in restraining the overall electricity demand in the region to some extent, the measure has also affected socio-economic growth since the availability of energy is one of the key enablers of sustainable development, and is essential to the industrialization agenda.


  6. World Architecture Awards Hotels & Leisure Building of the Year shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Daily Mail

    From a safari cocoon in Botswana to a futuristic former factory in China, the surprising shortlist of the world's best designed hotels revealed What REALLY happens in a plane in an emergency? Flight safety expert reveals what the pilot of the BA plane that burst into flames in Las Vegas would have been thinking and doing as the drama unfolded One foot in the rave: Half of over 70-year-olds are heading to Ibiza for a party getaway How many holiday sins have you committed? Infographic reveals the naughtiest things travellers do from skinny dipping to lying for a room upgrade Is Banksy working as a parking attendant at his own theme park? Man bearing striking resemblance to the secretive street artist is spotted at Dismaland Pictured: The desperate moments safari guides risked their lives to save young elephant stuck in the mud for four days... but after freeing him they were forced to put ... (more)


  7. Your article: African adventure was a once in a lifetime experience for pupilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Pocklington Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. I had wanted to go on this trip since I saw a presentation about it in third year, so, it's safe to say that on the Saturday morning before we all met at school, I was very excited, and I could not wait to get there.


  8. Botswana back on track after beating Burkina FasoRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Botswana national football team defeated visiting Burkina Faso 1-0 to get their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign back on track in Francistown, Botswana's second largest city situated some 430km north of the capital, Gaborone on Saturday. Botswana have now three points from two matches after they lost their opening Group D game 0-2 to Uganda in Kampala in June.


  9. PBS horse show films in AikenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Star

    Submitted Photo by PBS Sarah Bridges, left, and Mary Jane Howell, right, were two people to escort TV show host Darley Newman around Aiken on Aug. 19, when she was here filming for PBS' “Equitrekking” and Newman's “Travels with Darley” shows. South Carolina native Darley Newman has traveled to Africa and Iceland, through national American parks and ranches and along the coasts of Turkey and Costa Rica as the host of PBS' “Equitrekking.” On Aug. 19, Newman trekked down to Aiken to film for the PBS program and her “Travels with Darley” show.


  10. News from around the EMEA region, Aug 25.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Marriott is due to make a first appearance in Serbia and Ghana, Ibis Dublin sold, Hilton plans a move into Botswana and more... London-based hotel real estate investor and asset manager Hetherly Capital Partners has purchased the ibis Dublin in Ireland from AccorHotels in a sale-and-franchise-back deal for an undisclosed sum. The 150-room, three-star hotel is 15 km from the centre of Dublin, Ireland's capital, which is on the country's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey.


  11. I do care, Geingob assures communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | The Namibian

    GABORONE ARRIVAL ... President Hage Geingob arrives in Gaborone, Botswana yesterday to attend the 35th SADC summit that will take place today and tomorrow. Nampa PRESIDENT Hage Geingob says he is often asked why he continues visiting people but still leaves them in poverty.


  12. .com | Legendary Safari Guides - five minutes with Suzie CazenoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | News24

    Susie Cazenove is the author of Legendary Safari Guides , a non-fiction book about some of the best wildlife guides in Africa. Susie was born and brought up in South Africa before moving to the United Kingdom with her English husband.


  13. Botswana: Farmer Ventures into Donkey Milk BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 |

    Although he grew up on donkey milk, Mr Johannes Vasagie had no idea that his livelihood will depend on the highly nutritious milk. While Mr Vasagie went into the bakery business and farming after retiring from BCL mine in 1994, it was not until 2012 that he started researching the business viability of donkey milk.


  14. Botswana: Govt Rejects US Human Trafficking ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 |

    The government rejects and condemns in the strongest terms the US report which contains inaccuracies, and paints a negative and unfair picture on the issue of human trafficking in Botswana. This was in response to the Botswana Gazette front page article headlined Botswana - a haven for forced labour and sex trafficking - US report of July 29- August 4 2015, which alleges that Botswana is a haven for forced labour and sex trafficking.


  15. Positive economic news must be tempered by caveatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Having just returned from two weeks under the Kalahari sun in Botswana - where I lived and worked 35 years ago - I would much prefer to report on developments there rather than events back in icy and general election- besotted Scotland. I shall resist that temptation but do wish to pick up a couple of points from that remote diamond-rich small nation which appear of relevance back home.


  16. Botswana: Twinning Partnerships Mutually BeneficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 |

    A twinning agreement between Francistown and the city of Bulawayo has been deemed beneficial as it can contribute to the economic development of both cities and promote cultural ties. Speaking at a dinner in honour of the visiting Bulawayo delegate, Francistown mayor, Ms Sylvia Muzila said she was aware that the last world economic recession not only affected Zimbabwe but Botswana as well, and said this posed a threat on the economic standing and hindered some of the projects that the second city wanted to achieve.


  17. Special Olympics athletes here to meet the challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Burbank Leader

    Botswanian Special Olympics swimmer Oreneetse Letrakala, 17, was very happy to be able to practice in the pool at the Burbank Community YMCA on Thursday, July 23, 2015. A group of about 40 Special Olympics athletes from Botswana and Zimbabwe worked out at the Y in Burbank before the upcoming World Games 2015.


  18. Botswana officials learning ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 |

    About 48 Botswana officials on Thursday attended the first class of a basic Chinese training course in the capital city of Gaborone. The course co-sponsored by the Chinese embassy to Botswana and Confucius Institute at the University of Botswana was exclusive for the officials from Botswana Police Service, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Labor and Home Affairs.


  19. .com | Botswana's Chobe: Of hippos, elephants and lion huntsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | News24

    I'd always found hippos kind of affable, amusing, soothing even a bit like a fat and jolly uncle. Despite their reputation, I'd certainly never found them particularly threatening, though I maintained a healthy level of respect for them.


  20. Botswana: Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge Joins TruMarketing's Africa PortfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Travel World News

    Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge is the ideal base for Botswana explorations, providing discerning travelers with a unique first class safari experience in an eco-sensitive environment. Game drives here can be full day affairs complete with picnic lunches, or opt for a "take it slow" option and simply a morning or afternoon drive.