Botswana Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Lucara Awarded Two Prospecting Licenses Near Karowe MineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Diamonds.net

    Botswana's Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources granted Lucara Diamond Corp. two prospecting licenses near the Orapa kimberlite field. Both prospecting licenses are in close proximity to the Karowe diamond mine and host known diamondiferous kimberlites.

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  2. London Buyout Firm Shrugs Off Coup Attempt With Diamond BetRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... biggest mines declines with the depletion of more accessible stones near the surface. De Beers's output from Botswana, the location of its biggest mines Jwaneng and Orapa, dropped to 22.7 million carats last year from 33.6 million carats in 2007, ...

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  3. Tennis players urged on team workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | New Vision

    ... are set to continue their bid to qualify for the world cup on Tuesday as they take on Zimbabwe at the Bona in Botswana's capital, Gaborone.... After his recent Tusker Malt Uganda Open win 'yellow boy' Deo Akope is fired up to even do better in a ...

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  4. Basketball: Uganda in a complex final weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | New Vision

    ... will conduct their final pre-Zone V training sessions without the imposing Peace Proscovia, who travelled to Botswana with the national netball team for the Africa World Cup Qualifier, from 13-20 September. Meanwhile, local basketball is also in ...

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  5. Uganda Premier League starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | New Vision

    ... are set to continue their bid to qualify for the world cup on Tuesday as they take on Zimbabwe at the Bona in Botswana's capital, Gaborone.... After his recent Tusker Malt Uganda Open win 'yellow boy' Deo Akope is fired up to even do better in a ...

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  6. Lucara Awarded Two Precious Stone Prospecting Licences in Orapa DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Market Wire

    Lucara Diamond Corp. is pleased to announce that the Republic of Botswana through the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources has granted Lucara two precious stone prospecting licenses within the Orapa Kimberlite Field in close proximity to the Karowe Diamond Mine. Both prospecting license areas host known diamondiferous kimberlites.

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  7. Lucara awarded two precious stone prospecting licenses in Prapa DistrictRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Lucara awarded two precious stone prospecting licenses in Prapa District Lucara Diamond announced that the Republic of Botswana through the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources has granted Lucara two precious stone prospecting licenses within the Orapa Kimberlite Field in close proximity to the Karowe Diamond Mine. Both prospecting license areas host known diamondiferous kimberlites.

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  8. Netball: She Cranes win openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | New Vision

    Uganda 53 Zambia 48 Botswana 41 Zimbabwe 37 Today; 9:30am Uganda v Zimbabwe Uganda's netball team, the She Cranes are set to continue their bid to qualify for the world cup on Tuesday as they take on Zimbabwe at the Bona in Botswana's capital, Gaborone. The ladies who went with just Sh100,000 as upkeep each due to the insufficient funds at the Uganda Netball Federation , went against all odds to start the weeklong contest in high gear after beating Zambia 53-48 in their first game at the Africa Netball World Cup Qualifiers yesterday.

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  9. Dignitaries pay tributes to Agagu at first year remembranceRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    FORMER President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday, led other dignitaries to extol the virtues of the late Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, at a remembrance service and lecture to mark the first anniversary of the latter's death. At the memorial service held at the Chapel of Resurrection, University of Ibadan and a lecture at the International Conference Centre of the institution, Obasanjo and other dignitaries, including former President of Botswana, Festus Gontebanye Mogae; Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon.

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  10. Sunday Standard editor Outsa Mokone arrested in BotswanaRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    The image of Botswana as a bastion of press freedom and good governance has been dented following the arrest of an editor of a privately owned newspaper, and the seizure of his computer. A tweet from a reporter in Botswana on Tuesday morning alerted the Committee to Protect Journalists to the arrest: "Editor Outsa Mokone arrested and veteran reporter Edgar Tsimane flees Botswana says he fears for his life!" The local press reported that police had arrested Sunday Standard editor Mokone on Monday when he could not account for the whereabouts of Tsimane, who had written a story two weeks ago claiming that Botswana President Ian Khama was involved in an unreported traffic accident.

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  11. Uganda Cubs lose 2 - 0 to ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | New Vision

    ... came to life after MPs of the ninth parliament rescued the national netball team with 14 air tickets to Gaborone, Botswana.... Celebrity athlete Oscar Pistorius faces judgement on a charge of culpable homicide on Friday after being acquitted of ...

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  12. Pistorius guilty of culpable homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | New Vision

    ... came to life after MPs of the ninth parliament rescued the national netball team with 14 air tickets to Gaborone, Botswana.... Celebrity athlete Oscar Pistorius faces judgement on a charge of culpable homicide on Friday after being acquitted of ...

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  13. Mondelez Is Looking For GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... India first and has a plan for the rest of the markets later this year. Chewing gum manufacturing company Cadbury Botswana has let 134 people go as its parent company Mondelez International (NASDAQ: MDLZ ) closed the manufacturing facility in ...

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  14. Ghaghoo diamond operation opens in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    London-listed Gem Diamonds has announced the opening of Ghaghoo, Botswana's first underground diamond mine, in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Photo: Supplied LONDON-listed Gem Diamonds opened Botswana's first underground diamond mine, Ghaghoo, in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve on Friday.

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  15. New Market Research Report: Nimrodel Resources Limited (NMR) -...Read the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | PR-inside.com

    The company acquires, explores and develops mineral resources and energy assets in Africa and Australia. It explores on two adjacent thermal coal projects, Takatokwane and Takatokwane South, located approximately 195km west of the capital Gaborone, in Botswana.

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  16. Back-to-School Pictures: Exploring Education Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | National Geographic

    ... in many parts of the world. Here, in 2007, children use a boat to cross a river during the rainy season in Maun, Botswana . Following the influx of some 1.4 million Iraqi refugees, Syrian schools faced the challenge of absorbing more students while ...

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  17. SA 'put Botswana man at risk of death'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Lawyers for Human Rights is taking the Department of Home Affairs to court for "thwarting" the law by deporting a 26-year-old Botswana national to his home country where he risks the death penalty. The group said this week it was appalled at the department's "blatant disregard for the rule of law" and has launched its urgent court application after the department deported Edwin Samotse from Polokwane Prison back to Botswana last month.

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  18. Minor International and South Africa's Sun International announced...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | MBendi

    Minor International Pcl and Sun International Limited announced today that terms have been agreed whereby: Sun International is disposing a significant portion of its shareholdings and interest in its Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and Zambia operations, consisting of eight properties to MINT for a total consideration of R679.5 million , and Sun International and MINT are forming a new strategic partnership to own and operate the African Assets going forward . The Partnership intends to leverage both companies' core strengths where Sun International will continue to manage the casino operations, while MINT will assume the hotel management, marketing and distribution under MINT's Anantara and AVANI brands.

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  19. Africa in pictures: 29 August - 04 September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Newsday

    Men from Botswana's Balete ethnic group take part in an initiation ceremony on Saturday in Ramotswa village, about 30km south-west of the capital, Gaborone. About 220 men took part in the biannual ceremony... This Israeli man is blowing a shofar, made from the horn of a Namibian antelope, at a shofar factory in Jerusalem on Wednesday.

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  20. Botswana to host African bowling tournamentRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Seven countries are expected to arrive in Botswana for the African States Tournament of bowling that is scheduled to start Saturday. Botswana Bowling Association chairperson Kitso Robert told a media briefing Thursday that the countries expected to come are Kenya, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Swaziland and Namibia, reports Xinhua.

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