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News Botswana Events: Lucara Recovers Exceptional 549 Carat White Gem Diamond from the Karowe Mine in Botswana

Published on: Wednesday 05 February 2020
Lucara Recovers Exceptional 549 Carat White Gem Diamond from the Karowe Mine in Botswana
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/lucara-recovers-exceptional-549-carat-220000087.html

Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the recovery of an unbroken 549 carat white diamond of exceptional purity from its 100% owned Karowe Diamond Mine located in Botswana (Image Attached). The 549 carat diamond was recovered from direct milling

News Botswana Events: Botswana Auctions Elephant Hunting Rights

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Botswana Auctions Elephant Hunting Rights
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/botswana-auctions-elephant-hunting-rights

Botswana held its first auction Friday for elephant hunting rights since lifting a five-year hunting ban last May.  The move was prompted by the country's elephant population which, at 130,000, is the world's largest. Officials held an auction for seven hunting "packages." Each package entitles the buyer to hunt and kill 10 elephants during the 2020 hunting season, from April to September. A company known as Auction It, which operated the sale on behalf of the government, said the auction Friday had "gone well," as six of the seven packages were sold.

News Botswana Events: New Film Details How Botswana Benefits From Diamonds

Published on: Saturday 08 February 2020
New Film Details How Botswana Benefits From Diamonds
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonydemarco/2020/02/06/new-film-details-how-botswana-benefits-from-diamonds/?ss=forbeslife

Because of diamonds the landlocked, arid country of 2.3 million people moved from being one of the poorest countries in Africa to one of the most successful medium-sized economies with more than 80% of diamond profits staying within the country.

News Botswana Events: Kisling NCOA partners with Botswana Air Arm to develop professional curriculum

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Kisling NCOA partners with Botswana Air Arm to develop professional curriculum
News source: https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2031412/kisling-ncoa-partners-with-botswana-air-arm-to-develop-professional-curriculum/

The AMEP are often two-year programs with multiple events ranging from 16, 18 or 24 events in total. Since late 2018, the Kisling NCOA has been partnering with the Botswana Air Arm to help stand up ...

News Botswana Events: Giyani Awards Feasibility Study work for its K.Hill Manganese Deposit in Botswana to SRK, Tetra Tech and Royal IHC

Published on: Thursday 12 December 2019
Giyani Awards Feasibility Study work for its K.Hill Manganese Deposit in Botswana to SRK, Tetra Tech and Royal IHC
News source: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/12/13/1960383/0/en/Giyani-Awards-Feasibility-Study-work-for-its-K-Hill-Manganese-Deposit-in-Botswana-to-SRK-Tetra-Tech-and-Royal-IHC.html

Giyani Metals Corp. is a Canadian junior explorer and developer focused on creating shareholder value by accelerating the development of its high-grade manganese project in the Kanye Basin, Botswana, ...

News Botswana Events: Botswana: Kenewendo Launches Smart Green Botswana Makeathon

Published on: Thursday 17 October 2019
Botswana: Kenewendo Launches Smart Green Botswana Makeathon
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910180076.html

The event would take place on November 17-21 at the University of Botswana engineering laboratory. The car, which is still at the design stage, will be able to carry five passengers and a driver.

News Botswana Events: Botswana: Lucara Opens Competition to Batswana Designers

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Botswana: Lucara Opens Competition to Batswana Designers
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910210122.html

Briefing the media on Friday, Lucara Botswana managing director, Naseem Banu Lahri said the competition ... The winning designer will also get an opportunity to attend and experience the glitz and ...

News Botswana Events: Meghan Markle Skyped Into One of Prince Harry's Events While Archie Was Napping

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Meghan Markle Skyped Into One of Prince Harry's Events While Archie Was Napping
News source: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/celebs/a29289476/meghan-markle-skypes-prince-harry-africa-tour/

and Botswana. But even though Meghan isn't with Harry for this second part of the tour (he's currently in Malawi), it looks like she still wanted to be involved as much as possible, cause she made a ...

News Botswana Events: Prince Harry Continues Royal Tour in Botswana While Meghan Markle and Archie Stay in South Africa

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Prince Harry Continues Royal Tour in Botswana While Meghan Markle and Archie Stay in South Africa
News source: https://people.com/royals/prince-harry-continues-royal-tour-in-botswana-while-meghan-markle-and-archie-stay-in-south-africa/

While his wife and 4-month-old son stayed behind in Cape Town, Harry traveled to Botswana for the fourth day of his royal tour on Thursday. He kicked off the busy day of events with local ...

News Botswana Events: Duke of Sussex takes part in tree-planting event in Botswana

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Duke of Sussex takes part in tree-planting event in Botswana
News source: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/duke-sussex-takes-part-tree-141037634.html

The Duke of Sussex takes part in a tree planting event with local children, at the Chobe National Park in Botswana. He helped plant a large baobab tree as part of the project to recreate forest habitat along the banks of the Chobe River. Harry said visiting Botswana gave him: "A sense of escapism... a real sense of purpose."

News Botswana Events: Former Botswana Football Association official given life ban by FIFA for bribery

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Former Botswana Football Association official given life ban by FIFA for bribery
News source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1082498/fifa-bans-former-botswana-official

Former Botswana Football Association (BFA ... Since joining insidethegames.biz, in 2015 Liam Morgan has covered a variety of international multi-sport events and conferences, including the Pyeongchang ...

News Botswana Events: His Excellency, Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana opens JCK Las Vegas Show

Published on: Sunday 02 June 2019
His Excellency, Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana opens JCK Las Vegas Show
News source: http://www.diamondworld.net/Content/HisExcellencyDrMokgweetsiMasisiPresidentoftheRepublicofBotswanaopensJCKLasVegasShow/20276

“Funds raised from diamonds have not just built our roads, but also our people,” Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana, said as he opened JCK Las Vegas 2019 in a keynote speech ...

News Botswana Events: Former Botswana president Khama quits ruling party

Published on: Sunday 26 May 2019
Former Botswana president Khama quits ruling party
News source: https://www.gulf-times.com/story/632530/Former-Botswana-president-Khama-quits-ruling-party

Black T-shirts emblazoned with Khama’s portraits and captioned “E seng mo kgosikgolo” Tswana for “hands off our paramount chief” were distributed at the event. Khama is a traditional chief in the ...

News Botswana Events: Botswana: National Road Cycling Championships for Lobatse

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Botswana: National Road Cycling Championships for Lobatse
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201906070241.html

Botswana Cycling Association (BCA ... "In promoting cycling, it is good to host events in different areas to appeal to different people," noted Potongwane adding that they chose Lobatse also ...

News Botswana Events: Botswana to face Zambia in Cosafa final

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
Botswana to face Zambia in Cosafa final
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48540426

Botswana reached the final for only the second time as they edged Lesotho 2-1 in the earlier semi-final in the coastal city, which stepped in as emergency hosts after Zimbabwe said they could not ...

News Botswana Events: Foreign interest in Narib's Golden Spikes

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
News source: https://www.namibian.com.na/78635/read/Foreign-interest-in-Naribs-Golden-Spikes

BOTSWANA'S former world and current Commonwealth Games champion Amantle Montsho could feature alongside several stars from abroad at the Narib Annual Track and Field Golden Spikes Series third leg, ...

News Botswana Events: Recent coverage of events at Damascus High School

Published on: Monday 13 May 2019
News source: https://www.fredericknewspost.com/opinion/letter_to_editor/recent-coverage-of-events-at-damascus-high-school/article_0d707f95-cb9e-5269-9363-c91529451131.html

I speak of recent events in Damascus, Maryland ... I speak of Brent Turner, who is a missionary in Botswana. I speak of John Parater, who is an accomplished home reconstruction contractor. I speak of ...

News Botswana Events: Botswana: DIS Boss Reported to Ombudsman

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905160663.html

Magosi's conduct threatens to tarnish and downgrade Botswana's democratic credentials ... be facilitating and organizing BDP functions and events. We see the role of Director of DISS as much ...