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Banyana Banyana book Cosafa Cup semifinal spot

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe - Banyana Banyana brushed aside a determined Namibia to book their place in the semifinal of the 2017 Cosafa Women's Championship currently underway in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The South Africans defeated Namibia 3-1 with a brace from Thembi Kgatlana and Chantelle Esau. With both sides

ENCA.COM - 2017-09-16 12:51:39

Jolie effect helps Namibian tourism defy economic slump

WALVIS BAY, Namibia - Charmed is the tourist who visits Namibia. And like more and more foreigners, Anouk Den Otter took the plunge and travelled to the southern African country to marvel at its legendary natural beauty. In the middle of the southern hemisphere's winter, Den Otter and her new husban

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 11:59:53

SA, Malawi win as Makore continues free-scoring ways

Rutendo Makore scored her fifth goal in two matches at the ongoing COSAFA Women's Championship, but hosts Zimbabwe were held to a 1-1 draw by Zambia in their crucial Group A clash at the Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Friday. Holders Zimbabwe had to come from behind in the second half to grab

ESPN - 2017-09-15 23:11:27

Prince Harry Should Celebrate His Birthday by Announcing an Engagement

Ever since redheaded royal Prince Harry and retired lifestyle blogger Meghan Markle made their love Facebook official with a Kensington Palace issued press release, the countdown to their seemingly inevitable wedding began. Unfortunately, despite numerous countdowns and rumors the pair were secretly

OBSERVER - 2017-09-15 18:11:22

Botswana service station robbers jailed - NewsDay Zimbabwe

Provided by NewsDay TWO armed robbers, who robbed a Botswana fuel station of P20 000, while dressed in army regalia, have been jailed two years each. Sambulo Mbekezeli Ngwenya (34) of Chinotimba suburb and Leonard Ndebele (31) from Jambezi were convicted on a theft charge when they appeared before

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 00:57:24

Zim, Zambia run out of KAZA univisa stickers

Copyright (c) IAFRICA.COM Zimbabwe has officially run out of convenient KAZA univisa stickers, leaving tourists with no other option but to purchase regular, single-country visas upon entry. According to Tourism Update, all entry points including Harare International Airport, Victoria Falls Interna

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 12:25:35

10 best places to go in Africa (and what to do there)

Kenya and Tanzania: Kenya and Tanzania are often combined into one trip. Many people consider these two countries among the best places to go in Africa because they're where you can see the Great Migration - where 2 million wildebeests, zebras and gazelles make a migratory circle from the Masa Mara

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-14 11:54:50

Ghana is boosting Africa's ascent to astronomical heights

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is the world's largest radio telescope project, which will collect data over one million square kilometres from radio astronomy telescopes on the African and Australian continents. In the long run the two-phased SKA could possibly help scientists answer questions in

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-09-14 16:47:59

Tanzania and Uganda in UN's cross hairs

Tanzania and Uganda are among several African countries under UN investigation for violations of sanctions against North Korea, a UN panel of experts has said.Their September 9 report was issued two days prior to the UN Security Council's unanimous adoption of a tough new round of sanctions aimed at

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 00:32:45

Naledi: One Little Elephant

Kiti, a gentle elephant in Botswana, was in her 661st day of pregnancy, a normal gestation period, when she finally gave birth to a baby girl. For nearly two weeks, the staff of Abu Camp, a halfway house for orphaned and former zoo and circus elephants, had been passing the time by coming up with a

PBS.ORG - 2017-09-13 21:48:39

The Bookshelf: Out of Africa

"One Maryland, One Book" is an annual program sponsored by Maryland Humanities and hosted at libraries and community settings across the state to bring diverse Marylanders together to discuss the same book. This year's book selection is "Purple Hibiscus" by Chimamanda Adichie. Set in Nigeria during

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2017-09-13 07:00:00

High-end 'four gentlemen' jewelry debuts in New York

When Wang Yang, the founder of Hera Moment jewelry, lived in Botswana with her family, she found it was easy enough to buy beautiful cheongsam Chinese dresses but impossible to find fine jewelry with Chinese design elements. Wang developed a deeper appreciation for Chinese culture while living abro

CHINA DAILY - 2017-09-13 18:16:00

Gladiators beat Botswana

'Zuma's economic transformation policy theft' Provided by Namibian SunGladiators beat BotswanaWomen footballers make their mark The national women's football team beat Botswana 4-0 in their first match of the 2017 Cosafa Women's Championship yesterday. The Brave Gladiators scored four goals to kick

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 02:43:27

Safari 2018. Ruaha/Ndutu Q's and Comparisons (Help Please) - Tanzania Forum

Planning for a Safari, most likely in June-August 2018, seeing Wild Dogs would REALLY make my trip. I have been to the Tanzanian northern circuit (including Ndutu in February), Selous for a short fly-in, South Luangwa and Northern Botswana as part of a group budget camping safari (Public campsites,

TRIPADVISOR BLOG - 2017-09-13 02:05:00

Lucara Announces Completion of its Diamond Recovery Capital Projects

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2017) - Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX:LUC)(BOTSWANA:LUC)(NASDAQ OMX Stockholm:LUC)("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the completion of the Mega Diamond Recovery ("MDR") and the Sub-middles XRT capital projects within budget and ahead of

BENZINGA - 2017-09-12 00:24:00

How Africa is Redefining Vacation Experience in the 21st Century

Going on vacation has many benefits. Aside helping to refresh your mind, vacation could help you gain a new perspective on everyday life. Vacation will also give you the opportunity to be exposed to other lifestyle or culture. For many people, the African continent is one of the best places to lear

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-12 16:50:59

Central Africa's ivory trade shifts underground, according to new report

The ivory trade in Central Africa appears to be diminishing, according to a new report from TRAFFIC, a U.K.-based watchdog NGO. But that finding might be misleading, say the authors, as surging demand for ivory now comes from beyond these countries' borders. "The generally positive news contained in

NEWS.MONGABAY - 2017-09-12 12:13:22

Solar grid keeps harvests high, hospitals lit in parched rural Zimbabwe

MASHABA, Zimbabwe (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Until recently, farmers in this town in southern Zimbabwe struggled to water their crops, frustrated by poor rainfall and the regular breakdown of the diesel engines that powered their irrigation systems. As in most areas of rural Zimbabwe, rain-fed

REUTERS - 2017-09-11 11:23:31

Part 3: Traveling with Anita in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana

BY ANITA LAWRENCE Sun Lakes Life The next morning we left the hotel early for the optional "Flight of Angels" helicopter tour over Victoria Falls. I'm still not sure how I was lucky enough to find myself in the front seat next to the pilot, but I was thrilled as we lifted off for a flight that provi

RECORDGAZETTE.NET - 2017-09-11 21:12:00

Coolest hotels in the wild: From glass pods in New Zealand to luxury tree houses in Thailand

These days, a bed, clean sheets and a mini bar isn't enough to impress; modern travellers are searching for the most unique getaway, an "experience" that really kicks their trip up a gear. Glamping has gone from a niche way to spend a night in the woods to a multi-million pound industry, while Airbn

YAHOO! - 2017-09-11 09:10:00