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Botswana sack coach David Bright after poor Nations Cup campaign

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has sacked national coach, David Bright following the team's poor run in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Zebras are left with one round to play, against Angola next month, but remain winless after five matches.

BBC

David Bright fired as Botswana coach after failure to qualify for Afcon 2019

The Botswana Football Association (Bfa) has fired coach David Bright following his failure to qualify the national team for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). Bright returned for a fourth spell as Botswana coach in July 2017 but struggled to steer the team to their second ever Afcon finals.

GOAL.COM

Prince Harry Luckily Escaped This Harrowing Experience In Botswana

Prince Harry had a near-death experience in one of his extensive charity works in Africa. According to Katie Nicholl in her book “Harry: Life, Loss, and Love,” the Duke of Sussex got lucky in the summer of 2015 when he was not seriously injured after an endangered black rhino attacked him and other

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES

Rutgers, Botswana establish Rutgers establish collaborative partnership

Rutgers University and leaders from Botswana signed an agreement Friday to launch the Botswana-Rutgers Knowledge Collaborative, a joint initiative to exchange knowledge through technology and develop programs that help Botswana address its strategic development goals as the country emerges as a regi

NJBIZ

The must things to know about Botswana

Botswana is a land locked country in Southern Africa, a big country with a population of 2 million people. It is one of the oldest democratic country in Africa. The country is rich in minerals, abundant nature in the north where we have water, compared to the rest of the country which is semi desert

APOEMSTORY.COM

Morocco Looks To French As Language Of Economic Success

Morocco’s economy is getting lost in translation. With so many students dropping out of university because they don’t speak French, the government has proposed reintroducing it as the language for teaching science, maths and technical subjects such as computer science in high schools.

FORBESAFRICA.COM

Trafficked in 2006, graduating in 2019

About 10 years ago, a slave walked between the carved limestone buildings among masses of crimson and cream. Tebogo ‘Tebby’ Kaisara, a human trafficking survivor, was brought to Indiana from Botswana in 2006. She traveled to the United States with promises of a life and education in St. Louis. Howev

EXPONENT

Lucara Unearths 223-carat White Diamond in Botswana

The company plans to include the new discovery alongside other impressive diamonds at an upcoming sale. Canadian diamond company Lucara Diamond (TSX:LUC) reports it discovered a 223-carat white gem diamond from the company’s Karowe mine, in Botswana.

INVESTINGNEWS.COM

Botswana government advises populace to consume more fruits and vegetables

Botswana has a population of approximately two million people, and as a nation has 1,600 new cancer patients per year. Despite universal access to free health care, documents from the Botswana Cancer Association show that breast and cervical cancer are the most common forms of cancer for women in Bo

FRESHPLAZA

Hit by wilder weather, Botswana's farmers seek welfare payments

MOLEPOLOLE, Botswana (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Maipato Kesebang normally grows maize, jugo beans and sweet reed on her 20-hectare plot of land northwest of Gaborone, Botswana’s capital. But last year, worsening drought and heatwaves destroyed much of her harvest.

REUTERS

Botswana throws weight behind Zimbabwe over Western sanctions

President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Tuesday, upon his arrival in Gaborone from the 32th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said that his country was fully behind the statement issued by Sadc this week in which Sadc chairman and Namibian President Hage Geingob called for the removal of the san

THEZIMBABWEMAIL.COM

Royal biographer reveals Prince Harry’s ‘lucky escape’ from dangerous incident with a rhino

Katie Nicholl has revealed how Prince Harry had a “lucky escape” from a “near-death experience” when he was dragged twenty feet by a semi-sedated rhino in the summer of 2015.

WOMANANDHOME.COM

We need to talk about the rapes in Botswana…

I’m from Botswana and rape and gender-based violence (GBV) is so pervasive here – but no-one seems to care. We don’t know what’s driving this violence, and it doesn’t help to oversimplify the root causes. But conversations need to be had, because things are out of control.

GAL-DEM.COM

Tlou Completes Botswana CBM Well

The Lesedi project consists of four coal and CBM prospecting licences. Please sign in to access the full article. Please subscribe now to read the full article.

NATURALGASWORLD.COM

Famed Cullinan Mine Banks On Big Diamonds To Drive Down Debt

Maipato Kesebang normally grows maize, jugo beans and sweet reed on her 20-hectare plot of land northwest of Gaborone, Botswana’s capital. But last year, worsening drought and heatwaves destroyed much of her harvest.

FORBESAFRICA.COM

10-Day Botswana Itinerary

Botswana is one of the top safari destinations in Africa. The country boasts an incredible landscape that’s home to natural wonders like the Okavango Delta, luxury safari lodges and massive herds of elephants, zebra, kudu and more!

THE BLONDE ABROAD

10 Best Breast Cancer Survivor Gifts: Your Ultimate List

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the perfect time to donate to cancer research, raise awareness of breast cancer through special events. Most importantly, it’s always the time to celebrate the survivors. In case you feel awkward finding a gift for that, we’ll be happy to help you out w

HEAVY.COM

Four southern African nations petition to lift the international ivory trade ban

As the world prepares for the 18th annual Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and their Conference of Parties (CoP18), four southern African countries — Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa — have submitted a petition and proposal seeki

GLOBALVOICES.ORG

Chlorine and chaos in deepest Africa

Steven Michelsen walks us through his wild trip from way back when with Mikey February and crew to South Africa’s only wave pool… South African Steven Michelsen is a skilled videographer with stacks of urls in his portfolio. He’s worked for Bong, Quik, Monster Energy, Red Bull and all the brands tha

WAVEPOOLMAG.COM

MMC Norilsk Nickel: NORNICKEL TO TAKE DISPUTE WITH BOTSWANA'S BCL TO LONDON

MMC Norilsk Nickel: NORNICKEL TO TAKE DISPUTE WITH BOTSWANA'S BCL TO LONDON. Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

BUSINESS INSIDER