Botswana

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Botswana upholds ruling decriminalising same-sex relationships
Court of appeal decision hailed as victory for LGBTQ+ community that could encourage other African countries to follow suit

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

29, Nov, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Failure to share Covid vaccines ‘coming back to haunt us’, says Gordon Brown
Ex-PM says world was ‘forewarned’ of dangers of failing to vaccinate poorer countries amid rise of new variant

Nicola Davis and Rowena Mason

26, Nov, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Scientists warn of new Covid variant with high number of mutations
The B.1.1.529 variant was first spotted in Botswana and six cases have been found in South Africa

Ian Sample Science editor

24, Nov, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Sandy Grant obituary
Other lives: Historian and community worker who helped to develop post-colonial Botswana

Johnny Gumb

30, Aug, 2021 @4:25 PM

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New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants
Exploratory project in Botswana and Namibia is threat to ecosystems, local communities and wildlife, conservationists say

Matthew Taylor

20, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘It’s not easy’: seven working parents around the world – photo essay
Photographers Linda Bournane Engelberth and Valentina Sinis document the lives of working parents from Botswana to the UK for Unicef

16, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Qatar Airways refused us a refund after visa mix-up to Botswana
We had all the right documents but weren’t allowed to board our flight

Anna Tims

09, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Not sure where you hit it’: video shows NRA chief’s botched killing of elephant
Gruesome 2013 video shows Wayne LaPierre repeatedly failing to finish off the endangered animal from barely five yards away

Richard Luscombe

28, Apr, 2021 @4:12 PM

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Asteroid’s 22m-year journey from source to Earth mapped in historic first
Flight path of Kalahari’s six-tonne asteroid is first tracing of meteorite shedding rock to solar system origin

Ian Sample Science editor

22, Apr, 2021 @11:16 PM

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African elephant recognised as two separate species – both endangered
‘Red list’ assessment of two separate African species exposes ‘critically endangered’ status of forest elephants, down 86% in 31 years

Patrick Greenfield

25, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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De Beers diamond sales tumble as Covid hits global demand
World’s biggest producer sells $2.7bn of rough diamonds this year, down a third on 2019

Joanna Partridge

17, Dec, 2020 @5:32 PM

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Meleko Mokgosi review – panoramic paintings brim with dazzling, complex life
Gagosian, London
Jokes, warnings, clues, allusions and signposts … the Botswana-born artist’s grand cycle is full of vitality and observation in an exhibition that’s close to a big, discursive novel

Adrian Searle

02, Oct, 2020 @1:18 PM

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