Articles by Botswana
Defector Says Women In Prison Camp Kill Babies For Food; Aussie Judge Urges UN Security Council To Bring Nokor Leaders To ICC For Human Rights Violation
October 24 2014 10:32 AM
Kim Hye-Sook, a defector from North Korea, recounted to the UN the sufferings she and other prisoners suffered in the hands of their captors, including years of starvation, hard labour and torture. To indicate how bad food shortage is, Kim revealed that some women detainees had to eat babies to alleviate their hunger.
Roger Federer And Stanislas Wawrinka To Play In An Exhibition Match
October 13 2014 5:40 PM
Roger Federer will play against Stanislas Wawrinka not for title or prize money.
Elephant-Gate And a German Mistress, Can Felipe And Letizia Save King Juan Carlos Monarchy?
June 05 2014 3:17 PM
King Juan Carlos of Spain has found himself in hot water after announcing his abdication.
Spain’s King Carlos Abdicates Due to Poor Health, to Pass Crown to Prince Felipe
June 02 2014 7:44 PM
The world will witness a monarch retire as Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced on Monday the abdication of King Juan Carlos. The 76-year-old king who assumed the crown in 1975 after the death of dictator Francisco Franco is passing the crown due to weak health.
Roger Federer to Take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a Charity Match
November 15 2013 5:10 PM
Roger Federer will take on Jo-Wilfriend Tsonga for charity match.
Best Answers In the History Of Miss Universe Pageant
November 11 2013 2:19 PM
A Miss Universe contestant needs to be a complete package of beauty and brains (overall personality). We have compiled the best answers in the history of Miss Universe pageant.
Top 10 Miss Universe Winning Answers Of All Time
October 29 2013 5:46 PM
Before crowning the most beautiful woman in the universe, one has to prove herself worthy of the Nexus crown and pass the dreaded Q&A portion.
Miss Universe 2013 Official Evening Gown Revealed: Which Beauty Has The Best and Worst Evening Gowns?
October 29 2013 4:15 PM
Ever since the Miss Universe Website displayed pictures of the 86 of the world's most beautiful women in their evening gowns, social media is going crazy over whose gown is the worst and whose the best is
UFO Sightings: Space X Falcon 9 California Launch Caused UFO Sightings in Southern Africa, Indian Ocean Islands of Mauritius and Reunion? [VIDEO]
October 03 2013 5:27 PM
The Space X Falcon 9 had a first-ever rocket launch on Sunday, Sept. 29, in California that gave the commercial spaceflight a huge boost. However, Alan Boyle at NBC News claims that reports started to pour in coming from witnesses in Southern Africa and the islands of Mauritius and Reunion about fuzzy UFO sightings approximately one hour after the Falcon 9 v1.1 launch from the Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9 a.m. PT (noon ET).
Research: Cheetah’s Agility More Lethal Than Speed
June 13 2013 6:26 PM
Cheetahs are the world's fastest animal with their top speed clocking as fast as a runaway Ferrari at 52 miles per hour. However, little did we know that it's not speed that actually makes them more lethal, but rather their ability to shift gears with relative ease.
France Blacklisted Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and Philippines over Foreign Aid Fraud
May 29 2013 12:38 PM
France blacklisted a total of 17 countries over alleged Foreign Aid Fraud
Gearing up for Coronation Night: Breathtaking Miss Universe 2012 Swimsuit Photos [SLIDESHOW]
December 19 2012 7:46 PM
To prepare you for this year's most prestigious beauty pageant happening in Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood tomorrow, look back at the gorgeous swimsuit photos of some of the delegates.
Super Clueless For Your Retirement
October 12 2012 5:26 PM
The first words we heard Tuesday morning were: '...starting to think Super is not the solution to...' Then we hit the snooze button for another 9 minutes of peace and quiet.
Australian Copper Producer With Mines in Botswana Eyed by China
October 08 2012 7:26 PM
Australian copper producer Discovery Metals Ltd., which has mines in Botswana, is being eyed for acquisition by Chinese private equity firm Cathay Fortune Corp. for A$830 million ($848 million).
Should Australia be Threatened by Africa's Mining Boom?
August 31 2012 1:25 PM
Even Australian miners know how costly it is to build projects in the native land. So rather than risk it in Australia at this time of dropping commodity prices, might as well build a project portfolio elsewhere in the world where administrative and construction costs are low to ensure higher profit return. And Africa could just be the answer to that.
Diamond World Output Seen Further Falling with No New Mines
August 08 2012 4:04 PM
Global output of diamonds declined in 2011 on aging mines and struggling demand brought by the continuing debilitating fiscal crisis in the eurozone.
Minmetals Resource to Acquire Mines in Southern Africa
March 30 2012 12:42 PM
Through its takeover of Anvil Mining, Minmetal Resources of China said on Friday that it would use its recently acquired assets to acquire mines in southern Africa.
Miss Angola Shares Her Passion to Fight Against HIV Worldwide
September 14 2011 3:09 PM
As crowned Miss Universe 2011, Miss Angola, Leila Lopes hopes to push for several causes especially the fight against HIV, which has yet to be abated in Africa and is now raging in Asia.
Miss Universe 2011 Leila's Lopes's Winning Statement
September 13 2011 5:03 PM
Tony-award winning international actress Lea Salonga from the Philippines was the one whom Leila Lopes picked for her Q&A. Salonga asked if there was anything she would like to change in her physical attributes. Translated, Lopes' response was: "Thank God I'm very satisfied with the way God created me and I wouldn't change a thing."
The Giving Trees: Five Trees You’ve Never Heard of that Are Helping to End Hunger
August 03 2011 10:09 AM
We know that trees can help mitigate climate change by sequestering carbon dioxide from the earth's atmosphere. But what is less widely understood is how many of these trees can also help to bring an end to hunger and poverty.