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Strong quake strikes remote region of Botswana

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Strong quake strikes remote region of Botswana

- A strong earthquake struck in a remote region of Botswana on Monday near the renowned Kalahari game reserve, sending shockwaves across the southern African country though there were no early reports of casualties or damage. The magnitude 6.5 quake's epicentre was nearly 250 km (155 miles) north-northwest of the capital Gaborone at a depth of 12 km (7 miles), the U

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Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes Botswana: USGS

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Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes Botswana: USGS

- GABORONE (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck nearly 250 km north-northwest of the Botswana capital Gaborone on Monday, at depth of 12 km (7 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said. Tremors were also felt in neighboring South Africa. "We certainly felt it here in central Gaborone," Jeff Ramsay, Botswana's chief government spokesman, said. "I'm not aware of damage yet, it is too early to say

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Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes Botswana

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Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes Botswana

- A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck nearly 250 km north-northwest of the Botswana capital Gaborone on Monday, at depth of 12 km (7 miles), the US Geological Survey said. Tremors were also felt in neighbouring South Africa. "We certainly felt it here in central Gaborone," Jeff Ramsay, Botswana's chief government spokesman, said. "I'm not aware of damage yet, it is too early to say

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Botswana retailer Choppies to open high-end outlets in Kenya

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Botswana retailer Choppies to open high-end outlets in Kenya

- A multinational supermarket chain headquartered in Botswana says it has secured space in some high-end malls in Nairobi and other towns where it expects to commence operations before end of this year. Choppies, which commands 30 per cent of the retail market in Botswana and also present in South Africa, Zimbabwe and West Africa, said it would target A-rated clients, same cluster as Nakumatt and Carrefour supermarkets

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Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Botswana | 

Samatta amtisha kocha wa Botswana

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Samatta amtisha kocha wa Botswana

- Dar es Salaam. Kocha wa Botswana, Peter Butler ameukubali uwezo wa mshambuliaji wa Taifa Stars, Mbwana Samatta aliyepachika mabao mawili kwenye mchezo wa kirafiki, ambao ulichezwa Uwanja wa Taifa, Dar es Salaam. Samatta aliwaadhibu Botswana kwa kufunga bao la kwanza dakika ya pili, baadaye kufunga la pili kwa shuti la adhabu kiufundi dakika ya 87, pia alionekana kuwa hatari kwenye lango la Botswana mara kadhaa

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Tanzania 2-0 Botswana : Mambo manne tuliyojifunza

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Tanzania 2-0 Botswana : Mambo manne tuliyojifunza

- Timu ya Tanzania, Taifa Stars chini ya mwalimu mpya Salumu Mayanga wamefanimiwa kuibuka na ushindi wa goli mbili kwa bila dhidi ya Botswana kwenye mechi ya kirafiki. Tanzania ambao ndiyo walikuwa wenyeji kwenye mchezo huo, ili wachukua dakika mbili tu za kipindi cha kwanza kupata goli lililofungwa na nyota wa Genk Mbwana Samatta. Kwa muda mwingi wa mchezo, stars walionekana kuwazidi Botswana karibu kila idara uwanjani na walifanikiwa kutengeneza nafasi nyingi ambazo hawa kuzitumia vizuri huku Samatta na Msuva wakikosa nafasi mbili za wazi

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"A United Kingdom" filme la lutte politique oubliée du roi du Botswana

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"A United Kingdom" filme la lutte politique oubliée du roi du Botswana

- La réalisatrice britannique Amma Asante met en scène la lutte politique oubliée du jeune roi du Botswana Seretse Khama et de son épouse blanche dans le film "A United Kingdom", en salles mercredi, avec David Oyelowo et Rosamund Pike. David Oyelowo ("Selma", "Le Majordome") incarne Seretse Khama, jeune roi du Bechuanaland (actuel Botswana) au lendemain de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, qui tombe éperdument amoureux de Ruth Williams, dactylo londonienne campée par Rosamund Pike ("Gone Girl", "Orgueil et Préjugés")

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Samatta aiongoza Taifa Stars ushindi wa mabao 2-0 dhidi ya Botswana

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Samatta aiongoza Taifa Stars ushindi wa mabao 2-0 dhidi ya Botswana

- Dar es Salaam. Timu ya Tanzania, ‘Taifa Stars imeifunga Botswana mabao 2-0 katika mchezo wa kimataifa wa kirafiki uliochezwa kwenye Uwanja wa Taifa jijini Dar es Salaam leo. Mabao ya Mbwana Samatta yalitosha kuwafuta machozi mashabiki wa soka nchini baada ya kufunga dakika ya 2 na 87 katika mchezo huo. Botswana walifanya mashambulizi kadhaa katika dakika ya 22 na 27 na kufanikiwa kupata kona ambayo hata hivyo haikuzaa matunda

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Botswana kuivaa Taifa Stars Uwanja wa Taifa leo

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Botswana kuivaa Taifa Stars Uwanja wa Taifa leo

- Dar es Salaam. Timu ya Taifa ya Tanzania, Taifa Stars leo watakuwa wenyeji wa Botswana katika mchezo wa kirafiki wa kimataifa utakaopigwa kwenye Uwanja wa Taifa, Dar es Salaam leo. Kikosi cha Taifa Stars, kitaongozwa na nahodha Mbwana Samatta ambaye anachezea klabu ya Genk inayoshiriki mashindano ya Ligi ya Europa hatua ya robo fainali. Stars wanatarajia kuwa na mchezo mwingine wa kirafiki dhidi ya Burudi wiki ijayo, pia itashiriki mashindano ya kufuzu kwa Kombe la Mataifa ya Afrika mwaka 2019

Places: Tanzania |  Botswana |  Dar es Salaam |  Dar | 

Mayanga azitumie Botswana na Burundi kama Somo

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Mayanga azitumie Botswana na Burundi kama Somo

- Mayanga atumie mechi ya Botswana na Burundi kwa ajili kujenga Taifa Stars ya kufuzu CHAN mwakani nchini Kenya. Kwa mara ya kwanza Salumu Mayanga atakiongoza kikosi cha Taifa Stars kama kocha mkuu kwa ajili ya michezo ya kirafiki dhidi ya Botswana na Burundi. Mayanga amerithi mikoba hiyo kutoka kwa mtangulizi wake Boniface Mkwasa ambaye aliachia ngazi kutokana na matokeo mabovu aliyokuwa akiyapata

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Places: Burundi |  Tanzania |  Botswana | 

Tanzania vs Botswana, Mayanga ataanzaje kibarua?

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Tanzania vs Botswana, Mayanga ataanzaje kibarua?

- Taifa Stars kesho itakuwa nyumbani uwanja wa taifa Dar es Salaam, kuwaalika Botswana ukiwa ni mchezo wa kirafiki wa kimataifa. Taifa Stars kesho itakuwa nyumbani uwanja wa taifa Dar es Salaam, kuwaalika Botswana ukiwa ni mchezo wa kirafiki wa kimataifa uliopo kwenye kalenda ya Shirikisho la soka duniani FIFA. Mchezo huo ni muhimu kwa timu zote mbili hasa wenyeji Tanzania ambao wamekuwa na rekodi mbaya ya kushuka kwa viwango katika miezi ya hivi karibuni jambo ambalo wanalazimika kushinda ili angalau kuweza kupanda kwenye ubora wa viwango ambao unatolewa na FIFA

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Tags: Football | 
Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Tanzania |  Botswana |  Dar | 

Limpopo on high alert as Botswana issues Malaria warning

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Limpopo on high alert as Botswana issues Malaria warning

- Cape Town - Travellers heading to Botswana or those who find themselves in Limpopo need to ensure they take the correct preventative measures as a warning has been issued for high levels of malaria in both of these regions. The Ministry of Health and Wellness for Botswana has issued a warning that the country is experiencing a high levels of malaria, following the recent heavy rains

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Places: Sub-Saharan |  S Africa |  Botswana |  South Africa |  Limpopo |  Cape Town | 

Two bullfrogs recreate the iconic Dirty Dancing lift to prove no frog should be put in the corner

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Two bullfrogs recreate the iconic Dirty Dancing lift to prove no frog should be put in the corner

- A PAIR of movie-loving frogs appeared to be having ‘the time of their life’ as they recreated the iconic lift from Dirty Dancing. The two talented amphibians were pictured trying out the impressive stunt at a romantic waterhole in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana. In the hilarious images, taken by photographer Keith Connelly, the pair can be seen striking the pose made famous from the 1987 film before falling rather ungraciously into the water

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Tags: Dance | 
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Direct Pay Online Group Expands Operations into Botswana & Namibia  

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Direct Pay Online Group Expands Operations into Botswana & Namibia  

- Nairobi, Kenya, 9 March 2017The Direct Pay Online Group, (“DPO Group”), the leading online payments service provider in Africa, announced today that it is acquiring 100% of the equity in Virtual Card Service (“VCS”) in Botswana and Namibia. This will be closely followed by the acquisition of 100% of VCS business in South Africa. The acquisition follows the Group’s recent acquisition of PayGate (Pty) Ltd (“PayGate”), the leading South African online payments gateway

Places: Kenya |  Nairobi |  Botswana |  Namibia |  South Africa | 

Botswana referee for Ghana-Uganda 2017 clash

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Botswana referee for Ghana-Uganda 2017 clash

- Botswana referee Joshua Bondo will take charge of the Ghana vs. Uganda Africa Cup of Nation clash on Tuesday. Motswana referee Joshua Bondo will officiate Ghana's Africa Cup of Nations Group D opening game against Uganda at the Port-Gentil Stadium in Gabon on Tuesday. Bondo will be assisted on the lines by Algerian referee Abdelhak Etchiali and Oliver Safari Kabene from Congo DR. In the other group game, Egypt, who

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  • Botswana retailer Choppies to open high-end outlets in Kenya
    Botswana retailer Choppies to open high-end outlets in Kenya

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    A multinational supermarket chain headquartered in Botswana says it has secured space in some high-end malls in Nairobi and other towns where it expects to commence operations before end of this year. Choppies, which commands 30 per cent of the retail market in Botswana and also present in South Africa, Zimbabwe and West Africa, said it would target A-rated clients, same cluster as Nakumatt and Carrefour supermarkets

    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Markets |  Retail market | 
    Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Botswana | 

Sports

  • Tanzania vs Botswana, Mayanga ataanzaje kibarua?
    Tanzania vs Botswana, Mayanga ataanzaje kibarua?

    , goal.com

    Taifa Stars kesho itakuwa nyumbani uwanja wa taifa Dar es Salaam, kuwaalika Botswana ukiwa ni mchezo wa kirafiki wa kimataifa. Taifa Stars kesho itakuwa nyumbani uwanja wa taifa Dar es Salaam, kuwaalika Botswana ukiwa ni mchezo wa kirafiki wa kimataifa uliopo kwenye kalenda ya Shirikisho la soka duniani FIFA. Mchezo huo ni muhimu kwa timu zote mbili hasa wenyeji Tanzania ambao wamekuwa na rekodi mbaya ya kushuka kwa viwango katika miezi ya hivi karibuni jambo ambalo wanalazimika kushinda ili angalau kuweza kupanda kwenye ubora wa viwango ambao unatolewa na FIFA

    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Football | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Tanzania |  Botswana |  Dar | 

Business

  • Botswana retailer Choppies to open high-end outlets in Kenya
    Botswana retailer Choppies to open high-end outlets in Kenya

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    A multinational supermarket chain headquartered in Botswana says it has secured space in some high-end malls in Nairobi and other towns where it expects to commence operations before end of this year. Choppies, which commands 30 per cent of the retail market in Botswana and also present in South Africa, Zimbabwe and West Africa, said it would target A-rated clients, same cluster as Nakumatt and Carrefour supermarkets

    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Markets |  Retail market | 
    Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Botswana | 

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