Friday 15 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-15

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AFP - 9/20/17

Nine elephants were electrocuted in a freak accident in Botswana after one of them knocked into an electricity pole and the high-voltage power line fell on them, a...

AFP - 7/26/17

Botswana on Tuesday confirmed it will allow the Dalai Lama to visit next month as "a foreign dignitary" in the face of China's fierce opposition to the Tibetan...

AFP - 7/16/17

China piled pressure on Botswana on Saturday over a scheduled visit to the southern African country by the Dalai Lama, who it considers a dissident separatist threat...

AFP - 7/13/17

A Chinese man alleged to be involved in Botswana's illegal donkey skin trade has been arrested after being found with 500 animals suffering in dire conditions, police...

AFP - 7/13/17

The Dalai Lama will visit Botswana next month and meet with President Ian Khama in a trip likely to anger China, a key investor across Africa and its largest trade...

AFP - 6/24/17

Sir Ketumile Masire, Botswana's second post-independence leader who is largely credited with being the architect of the country's famed stability, has died, an aide...

AFP - 4/5/17

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...

Reuters (Eng) - 3/17/16

Botswana's highest court on Wednesday rejected an attempt by the government to ban a gay rights lobby group, providing a rare victory for African gay rights...

Reuters (Eng) - 1/21/16

Africa's small farmers, more than half of whom buy their seeds from local informal markets, need access to improved seeds that can yield more food and cope with...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/20/15

THE HAGUE— The International Criminal Court faced calls to change its approach in Africa or face losing some of its largest members as Kenya and South Africa joined...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/12/15

The European Union has offered African states a range of aid as well as easier visa access and lower costs for migrants sending cash home in return for help to curb...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/26/15

India hosts its biggest-ever Africa summit this week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to challenge China's dominance on a continent that is blessed with vast...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/19/15

Pope Francis will meet slum dwellers and refugees and call for dialogue between Christians and Muslims when he visits Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic next...

AFP - 10/18/15

Ten Eritrean footballers who sought political asylum in Botswana after playing in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup can stay until a hearing on their case in...

AFP - 10/15/15

Ten footballers from Eritrea's national squad have sought political asylum in Botswana after playing in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup, an Eritrean non-...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/15/15

China slapped a one-year ban on African ivory hunting trophy imports, the state forestry authority said on Thursday ahead of a trip by President Xi Jinping to Britain...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/6/15

Facebook Inc said it would launch a satellite in partnership with France's Eutelsat Communications to bring Internet access to large parts of sub-Saharan Africa....

Reuters (Eng) - 9/23/15

Washington - The United States and India on Tuesday agreed to train troops in six African countries before they are deployed to UN peacekeeping missions, US Secretary...

Reuters (Eng) - 9/16/15

Kellogg Co (K.N) is setting up a joint venture with the African arm of Singapore's Tolaram Group to bolster its breakfast and snack food offerings in West Africa....

Reuters (Eng) - 9/3/15

A boat containing around 40 African migrants including a toddler girl landed on a beach on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, sea rescue services said on Wednesday...

AFP - 7/30/15

Botswana has allocated emergency funds in response to the worst drought conditions in 30 years with agricultural land badly hit by the lack of irrigation, the...

Xinhuanet - 7/24/15

About 48 Botswana officials on Thursday attended the first class of a basic Chinese training course in the capital city of Gaborone.

The course co-sponsored by...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/17/15

Swiss food and drinks company Nestle (NESN.VX) is cutting 15 percent of its workforce in 21 African countries, the company confirmed on Wednesday.

A Nestle...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/13/15

London — Protecting the world's dwindling forests and making small farms more productive will cost hundreds of billions of dollars annually - money governments and...

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