Botswana Newswire

Botswana Newswire

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  1. Botswana president reiterates commitments to knowledge-based economyRead the original story

    Saturday | Xinhuanet

    Botswana's President Seretse Khama Ian Khama said that his government is committed to transforming Botswana from a resource based economy to a knowledge based one. Khama made the remarks at the Botswana Accountancy College 2017 graduation ceremony on Saturday in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana.

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  2. Charitable Sunflower more than just a soccer clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Iol.co.za

    ... Makhanya. The squad doing duty in the championships includes members of the national Under-17 team that thrashed Botswana 5-2 in the World Cup qualifiers at Lobatse Sports Complex last Friday. "This is the first time we have reached the ...

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  3. Maemu is on a mission to make a name for himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Iol.co.za

    ... which will feature five other fights on the undercard and it includes boxers from South Africa, Namibia, Kenya and Botswana. "I know Rofhiwa's ability as a boxer. And I know that as the holder of the Pan African WBA featherweight crown he will not ...

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  4. Inside Price Harry and Meghan Markle's Botswana hideawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... southern African country in August last year. Harry said: "I managed to persuade her to come and join me in Botswana. We camped out with each other under the stars. She came and joined me for five days out there, which was absolutely fantastic." The ...

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  5. The True Cost of a Dead ElephantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Scientific American

    MAUN, Botswana - When the rains finally come to this corner of southern Africa, the land is transformed. Dry rivers flow again.

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  6. Nigeria:The 25-Yr-Old Nigerian Student Who Speaks 11 South African LanguagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | AllAfrica.com

    Miss Debby Oluwatimilehin Akinsola is a 25-year-old Nigerian student, who can speak the 11 official languages of South Africa-- isiZulu, Setswana, Ndebele, Isixhosa, Sesotho, Tsonga/Xangani, Afrikaans, English, Sepedi, Venda and Swati. According to her, "in 2002, my parents moved to Botswana.

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  7. Debby Akinsola: The 25-yr-old Nigerian student who speaks 11 S/African languagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Vanguard

    M iss Debby Oluwatimilehin Akinsola is a 25-year-old Nigerian student, who can speak the 11 official languages of South Africa- isiZulu, Setswana, Ndebele, Isixhosa, Sesotho, Tsonga/Xangani, Afrikaans, English, Sepedi, Venda and Swati. According to her, "in 2002, my parents moved to Botswana.

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  8. Zambia:Govt Committed to Completion of Kazungula Bridge ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | AllAfrica.com

    The Government says it is committed to ensuring work on the 923-metre-long rail and road bridge between Zambia and Botswana in Kazungula to be completed on time. Housing and Infrastructural Development Minister Ronald Chitotela said in a statement that the Kazungula Bridge Project would serve as one of the most important lifelines in the trade and economic development of the two nations once construction of the facility was concluded.

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  9. Luxury Botswana camp that set stage for Harry and MeghanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Daily Mail

    Inside luxury Botswana safari camp that set stage for Harry and Meghan's love to blossom when he whisked her away to celebrate her 36th birthday in 'Africa's last Eden' This is the secret hideaway where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 's love blossomed - in front of a stunning backdrop of the African bush, overlooking the sparkling Boteti river. On Meghan's first ever wildlife safari for her 36th birthday, the couple watched the sun set behind a spectacular vista of acacia thorn trees and green-backed herons fishing in the river.

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  10. Bantwana feeling confident ahead of World Cup qualifier, says skipperRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Iol.co.za

    Kaylyn Jordaan wants to make up for last year's disappointment as a leader of an inexperienced national women's Under-17 team that starts their World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday afternoon in Lobatse, Botswana. Bantwana take on Botswana at 3pm in the first leg of their 2018 U-17 World Cup qualifiers at Lobatse Sports Complex.

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  11. .com | Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Libya,Togo,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | News24

    Gaborone Zimbabwe's ex-vice president Phekezela Mphoko has reportedly been given up to December 1 to leave Botswana by President Ian Khama's government.

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  12. French Fries and fat cakes for U.S. First Lady in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2011 | Reuters

    June 25 - U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama buys French fries and fat cakes at a restaurant in a Botswana village. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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  13. Dludlu: Bantwana's data bundles aren't just for social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Iol.co.za

    While South Africa's Under-17 women's coach Simphiwe Dludlu and her technical team are researching Botswana so that they know them better for Friday's match, the players have been reading up on Uruguay. Bantwana are in Lobatse to take on Botswana in the first leg of the Under-17 World Cup qualifiers at Lobatse Sports Complex tomorrow at 3pm.

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  14. .com | Mnangagwa says Grace Mugabe ally free to come back home as Botswana tells him to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | News24

    Gaborone Zimbabwe's ex-vice president Phekezela Mphoko has reportedly been given up to December 1 to leave Botswana by President Ian Khama's government.

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  15. Textron Aviation ships first Grand Caravan EX to Botswana's Mack AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Flight Global

    ... between a network of independently owned bush safari lodges in the Okavango Delta and Kalahari Plains regions of Botswana. Mack Air currently operates a fleet of 22 propeller-driven aircraft including 10 single-engined turboprops - nine earlier ...

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  16. Botswana:BTC Partners With Korea Telcom On Network TransformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Botswana Telecommunications Corporation has partnered with Korea Telcom on a network transformation project to improve Internet service user experience. The project, which is in response to market demand for improved faster reliable Internet is expected to run for 12 months, covering Gaborone, Francistown, Maun and the rest of the country," a press release quotes BTC managing director, Mr Anthony Masunga.

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  17. Botswana records 728 births for mothers aged 16 years and below in 22 months: ministerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 24 | Xinhuanet

    At least 728 births for mothers aged 16 years and below were recorded in the past 22 months in Botswana, the southern African country's Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs Minister Edwin Batshu said Friday. Batshu made the revelation when launching 16 days of activism against violence on women and children at Goshwe village near the country's second largest city, Francistown, some 550km northeast of the capital, Gaborone.

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  18. Botswana:Botswana Grants Globalstar's First International Terrestrial Spectrum ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Globalstar, Inc. announced that the Botswana Communications Regulator Authority has granted terrestrial authority to Globalstar's Botswana subsidiary to provide terrestrial mobile broadband services over 16.5 MHz of S-band spectrum at 2483.5 to 2500 MHz. Globalstar filed its application for terrestrial authority in Botswana in early 2017 and appreciates BOCRA's accelerated review.

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  19. Threave Rovers and Dalbeattie Star gain new fans - in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | The Daily Record

    Castle Douglas Rotarian Cliff Robertson presented schools in Botswana with kits donated by Dalbeattie Star and Threave Rovers' junior section Lobatse School received the Dalbeattie kit on the day of their final exams from Castle Douglas Rotarian Cliff Robertson. Sports teacher Moilwe Tshepho was there to receive the kit.

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  20. Africa:Mogae Chairs African of the Year Prize CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | AllAfrica.com

    A former President of Botswana, Festus G. Mogae has formally assumed the Chair of the Prize Committee for African of the Year award. He succeeds the pioneer Chair of the committee and former Prime Minister of Tanzania, Dr Salim Ahmed Salim who recently completed his two terms tenure.

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