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Tuesday Jul 22 | SW Radio Africa

Botswana-based Zimbabweans want to remain

A Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition delegation has found that Zimbabweans who are living in Botswana believe that they are better off living in that country.

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Related Topix: Zimbabwe, Africa, World News

Tuesday Jul 22 | Sys-Con Media

Pangolin Recovers Diamond from Malatswae Project, Botswana

The project is located in north-central Botswana and is 100%-owned by Pangolin. A regional soil sample, numbered MSC119, weighing approximately 40kg was collected and then processed at Pangolin's DMS plant in Francistown, Botswana.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Zim braced for wave of deportees

Zimbabwe will be able to support any influx of deportees from South Africa and Botswana, according to the minister of home affairs, Kembo Mohadi.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Diamonds.net

De Beers 2Q Production +7%

De Beers production rose 7 percent year on year to 8.515 million carats in the second quarter of 2014, Anglo American reported.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Taber Times

Faith Journey

Taking over the pulpit at Knox United Church last month, Rev. Mokwadi Basele comes to the community from southern Africa and is already feeling the warmth of Canadian hospitality.

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Related Topix: Africa, Tribal, World News, Canada, Europe, United Kingdom, Wedding

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Diamonds.net

GIA Conducts Rough Diamond Evaluation Class in Namibia

Press Release: Expanding on the Gemological Institute of America's beneficiation and education efforts in Africa, the Institute held its first-ever class in Namibia, the Rough Diamond Evaluation course, from June 30 through July 4. The class, offered in the Afrikaans language and taught by instructor Koos Rademeyer, was very successful, with all ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Namibia

Fri Jul 11, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Digital Broadcasting Consumer Guidelines Adopted

SADC Member States have adopted guidelines to cushion consumers from the impact of the planned migration from analogue to digital broadcasting.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Tanzania

Thu Jul 10, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Botswana moves to improve rural broadband services

The government of Botswana is to implement a new five-year plan, currently dubbed the Draft National Broadband Strategy , to improve internet access in rural areas.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

BBC News

VIDEO: Botswana's desert motor racing

Botswana plays host to one of the most spectacular events on the motorsport calendar - the annual Toyota 1,000 Desert Race.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Wed Jul 02, 2014

TrekEarth

Mamma Africa II

Herero people were native from a region of Angola, they invaded Namibia many centuries ago and had many wars against the Namaqua people.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

Bush's daughter leads global health group

In this July 10, 2003 file photo, Barbara Bush, right, rides with her parents, U.S. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush, as they tour the Mokolodi Nature Reserve outside Gaborone, Botswana.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Diamonds.net

Lucara Prepares 16 Lots for Large Diamond Tender

Lucara Diamond Corporation will offer 16 lots at its second exceptional stone tender that is planned for July 16. The tender includes large diamonds that were recovered from the company's Karowe mine in Botswana this year.

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Mail & Guardian

An interrogation of post-colonial history

Meleko Mokgosi has produced a series of huge paintings for his 'Pax Kaffraria' work, which comprises eight 'chapters' examining the history of Southern Africa.

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Related Topix: Africa, Tribal, Lower East Side (New York, NY), World News, Painting, Arts

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