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News Botswana History: Starlets on the brink of history

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Starlets on the brink of history
News source: https://www.the-star.co.ke/sports/2019-10-08-starlets-on-the-brink-of-history/

The aggregate winner of today's duel will take on either Zambia or Botswana in the penultimate round of the qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualifiers. With hundreds of fans set to descend at ...

News Botswana History: Lucara finds blue diamond in Botswana mine

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Lucara finds blue diamond in Botswana mine
News source: https://ca.news.yahoo.com/lucara-finds-blue-diamond-botswana-133026664.html

Lucara's find comes just three days after London-listed Petra Diamonds Ltd said it recovered an extremely rare 20.08 carat blue diamond from its flagship Cullinan mine in South Africa, the world's main source of blue diamonds. Blue diamonds comprise only about 0.02% of mined diamonds and are

News Botswana History: Canadian miner finds rare blue diamond in Botswana mine

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Canadian miner finds rare blue diamond in Botswana mine
News source: https://business.financialpost.com/commodities/mining/lucara-finds-blue-diamond-in-botswana-mine

Lucara earlier this year unearthed the largest uncut diamond — 1,758-carat and weighing close to 352 grams — in recent history from the Botswana mine. The company also said on Thursday it had ...

News Botswana History: Democracy in Africa: success stories that have defied the odds

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
Democracy in Africa: success stories that have defied the odds
News source: http://theconversation.com/democracy-in-africa-success-stories-that-have-defied-the-odds-120601

Countries such as Benin, Botswana, Ghana, Namibia ... In states like Ghana, this was compounded by a history of military rule, which heightened the risk of further coups. Almost all of these ...

News Botswana History: Botswana Police Service Enumerates Achievements

Published on: Thursday 01 August 2019
Botswana Police Service Enumerates Achievements
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201908020153.html

Gaborone — President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi is expected to join members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) August 3 to celebrate achievements made in the organisation's 135-year history. ...

News Botswana History: Botswana recognizes LGBTQ rights, leading the way in southern Africa

Published on: Monday 29 July 2019
Botswana recognizes LGBTQ rights, leading the way in southern Africa
News source: http://theconversation.com/botswana-recognizes-lgbtq-rights-leading-the-way-in-southern-africa-119277

Botswana is a small country by population, but a big one by its role in the history of multi-party democracy and human rights in southern Africa. Botswana, although it did not sacrifice as much as ...

News Botswana History: Second-biggest diamond in history found, but it's not that great

Published on: Friday 03 May 2019
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/international/second-biggest-diamond-in-history-found-but-its-not-that-great-22359372

INTERNATIONAL - A giant 1,758-carat diamond, the second-biggest ever discovered, has been found in Botswana. But unlike its rivals, it won’t fetch a record-breaking price. Lucara Diamond Corp. said it ...

News Botswana History: Queer up and seek justice and protection for all in Botswana

Published on: Tuesday 14 May 2019
News source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2019-05-15-queer-up-and-seek-justice-and-protection-for-all-in-botswana/

In Botswana, however, there has been a slight change ... gender disparities and unequal pay for marginalised groups were once deemed acceptable in law and history. Despite favourable interventions and ...

News Botswana History: Graff Finishes Cutting the World’s Second-Largest Diamond

Published on: Sunday 12 May 2019
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/13/fashion/jewelry-graff-diamond.html

When the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona was discovered in 2015 in Botswana, it made history as the world’s second largest gem-quality diamond — surpassed only by the 3,106-carat Cullinan. Then Laurence ...