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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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Eddie Hall becomes first Brit to win World's Strongest Man in 24 years after surprise victory in Botswana
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Netballers get set for Botswana
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Amnesty says Botswana executed 1 criminal in 2016
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Governor Akaranga names Botswana-based doctor as running mate
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Botswana quake: At least 36 students injured, structural 'defects' reported
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Former US president Bush touts signature Africa AIDS programme in Botswana
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Former U.S. president Bush touts signature Africa AIDS program in Botswana
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Strong quake strikes remote region of Botswana
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   Read More ...
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Strong quake strikes remote region of Botswana
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   Read More ...
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Strong Quake Strikes Remote Region of Botswana
Strong Quake Strikes Remote Region of Botswana GABORONE — 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 epicenter was nearly 250 km (155 miles) north-northwest of the capital Gaborone at a depth of 12 km (7 miles), the U   Read More ...
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Strong 6.5-magnitude quake strikes Botswana
Strong 6.5-magnitude quake strikes Botswana Gaborone - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck the southern African nation of Botswana on Monday, US seismologists said, with the tremor felt in several neighbouring countries. The epicentre of the quake, which hit at 19:40, was 238km northwest of Botswana's capital Gaborone, the US Geological Survey said. It struck at a relatively shallow depth of 11km, and rumbled throughout the capital for about 30 seconds, an AFP correspondent said   Read More ...
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Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes Botswana: USGS
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   Read More ...
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Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes Botswana: USGS
GABORONE 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   Read More ...
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Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes Botswana
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   Read More ...
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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes Botswana: USGS
Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes Botswana: USGS A magnitude 6.5 quake struck 242 km north-northwest of the Botswana capital Gaborone on Monday, at depth of 35 km (21 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said. Tremors were also felt in neighbouring South Africa.   Read More ...
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Botswana retailer Choppies to open high-end outlets in Kenya
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   Read More ...
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Samatta amtisha kocha wa Botswana
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   Read More ...
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Tanzania 2-0 Botswana : Mambo manne tuliyojifunza
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   Read More ...
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"A United Kingdom" filme la lutte politique oubliée du roi du Botswana
"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")   Read More ...
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Samatta aiongoza Taifa Stars ushindi wa mabao 2-0 dhidi ya Botswana
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   Read More ...
Places: Dar es Salaam |  Dar |  Tanzania |  Botswana | 
Botswana kuivaa Taifa Stars Uwanja wa Taifa leo
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   Read More ...
Places: Dar es Salaam |  Dar |  Tanzania |  Botswana | 
Mayanga azitumie Botswana na Burundi kama Somo
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   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Places: Burundi |  Tanzania |  Botswana | 
Tanzania vs Botswana, Mayanga ataanzaje kibarua?
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   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Places: Dar |  Tanzania |  E. Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  Africa |  Botswana | 
"A United Kingdom": un film sur le combat oublié du roi du Botswana
"A United Kingdom": un film sur le combat oublié 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")   Read More ...
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Botswana yaifuata Taifa Stars
Botswana yaifuata Taifa Stars Timu ya Taifa ya Botswana "The Zebras" itawasili mchana wa leo jijini Dar es Salaam tayari kwa mchezo wa kirafiki wa kimataifa dhidi ya Tanzania 'Taifa Stars' hapo Jumamosi. Botswana kama ilivyo kwa Tanzania, haijawahi kushiriki mashindano ya Kombe la Dunia, lakini wameshiriki mara moja Fainali za Mataifa ya Afrika ( AFCON ) mwaka 2012 . Tanzania walifanya hivyo mwaka 1980   Read More ...
Places: Tanzania |  Botswana | 
Botswana’s Ian Khama to step down next year
Botswana's President Ian Khama will step down next year, the media reported. The Southern Times newspaper Monday said President Khama, who also leads the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), will be replaced by his deputy President Mokgweetsi Masisi. Seretse Khama Ian Khama - the son of Sir Seretse Khama, Botswana's first post-independence leader - took over as president in April 2008   Read More ...
Places: E. Africa |  Botswana | 
Botswana’s Ian Khama to step down next year
Botswana’s Ian Khama to step down next year Luanda, Tuesday. Botswana President Ian Khama will step down next year, the media reported. The Southern Times newspaper Monday said President Khama, who also leads the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), will be replaced by deputy President Mokgweetsi Masisi. Seretse Khama Ian Khama - the son of Sir Seretse Khama, Botswana's first post-independence leader - took over as president in April 2008   Read More ...
Places: Uganda |  Botswana | 
Limpopo on high alert as Botswana issues Malaria warning
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   Read More ...
Categories: Health | 
Places: South Africa |  S Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  Cape Town |  Limpopo |  Botswana | 
Botswana competitor claims Miss Mama Africa 2017 crown
The second edition of the Miss Mama Africa competition concluded on March 11 in Beijing and saw Lesedi Falama from Botswana take this year's crown.[Photo/China Daily] The second edition of the Miss Mama Africa competition concluded on March 11 at Dajiaoting International Hotel in Beijing and saw Lesedi Falama from Botswana take this year's crown. The beauty contest, sponsored by Beijing-based digital television programming provider StarTimes, will soon be broadcast on the StarTimes network   Read More ...
Places: China |  Botswana |  Africa | 
Loubser eyes Q-School prize
Loubser eyes Q-School prize Herman Loubser reclaimed top spot on the leaderboard at Final Stage Qualifying School at Randpark Golf Club on Thursday when he signed for a round of six-under-par 66 to total 17-under for the week. With this effort, Herman usurped Botswana’s Stuart Smith at the summit and recorded his second 66 at this testing five-round tournament where the top 30 players and ties are guaranteed playing privileges on the Sunshine Tour for next season   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Tags: Golf | 
Places: Botswana | 
Two bullfrogs recreate the iconic Dirty Dancing lift to prove no frog should be put in the corner
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   Read More ...
Categories: Entertainment & Arts | 
Tags: Dance | 
Places: United Kingdom |  Botswana | 
Botswana journos investigating Khama's holiday home 'detained, threatened'
Botswana journos investigating Khama's holiday home 'detained, threatened' Gaborone - Three journalists who tried to get a closer look at Botswana President Ian Khama's holiday home last week were allegedly detained and threatened by plain clothes security agents, according to a local NGO. The Ink Centre for Investigative Journalism, which is based in Gaborone, says the three were briefly held on Wednesday after they travelled to investigate "unexplained developments at President Ian Khama's holiday home near Mosu village", around 600km northeast of the capital   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Detention |  Law Enforcement | 
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