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Snuggie World Tour (PHOTOS)

Jen Pollack Bianco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jen Pollack Bianco

We've all received novelty gifts as holiday presents, and world travelers are no exception. Surely some "person who has everything" will find a Shake ...

NYC Marathon To Raise Big Bucks For Charities

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Some runners in this Sunday's New York City Marathon are pushing through 26.2 miles for more than an adrenaline rush or satisfying weekend work out --...

What To Do In Africa Besides Safari

Black Tomato | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Think African holiday, think safari, right? Over here at Black Tomato, we love all the luxury safari holidays Africa has to offer, but on this epic co...

Britain's Royal Brothers Come Face-To-Face With Python (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain's royal brothers seemed pensive but jovial while handling an 8.5-foot African rock python at a Botswana nature reserve Tuesday. The snake, h...

Botswana holds national elections

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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President Ian Khama's party expected to win despite criticism of "authoritarian" rule....

Tiffany's Looks To Africa As Diamond Industry Shifts

Wall Street Journal | By VANESSA O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a windowless factory in this African village, Tiffany is teaching more than 80 workers to transform raw diamonds into gems for Tiffany engagement r...

Botswana's ruling party wins polls

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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BDP's win of 30 of 36 seats called so far means Ian Khama will continue in office....

Botswana holds presidential vote

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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President Ian Khama's party expected to win despite criticism for authoritarian rule....

Polls close in Botswana elections

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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President Ian Khama's party expected to win despite criticism of "authoritarian" rule....

Callback 16.11.09

SW Radio Africa | SW Radio Africa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Callback Dzinganisai commends Botswana's Ian Khama's for his statements that Mugabe is to blame for the 'political paralysis,' and for his call for fr...

Diamonds Are Not Forever

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Botswana is an example of how to wisely administer a natural resource endowment.

Pizza Hut TV: Mouth-Watering, or Half-Baked?

Minyanville | Minyanville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Like the KFCs (YUM) and McCafés (MCD) before it Pizza Hut is flirting with rebranding to become more hip. Several of the chain's locations wil...

Rumors, confusion hinder battle against HIV in Cameroon

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An educational poster in Africa provides facts on HIV/AIDS. Health studies have shown that male circumcision can reduce the risk of contract...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency: Endearing, but not Engaging

Jessica Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jessica Gross

If you're looking for a series to watch before bedtime or after a stressful day, The No. Ladies' Detective Agency is for you. But for challenging and emotive television, look elsewhere.

News quiz: G20, Zimbabwe and workers in India

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

var quiz = {id: 28, questions: [ { id: 155, text: 'At the G20 in London, world leaders pledged ___ in stimulus to offset the global recession.', imag...

Botswana is the Backdrop for New HBO Series

Lola Olley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lola Olley

Shot on location in Botswana, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is premiering this Sunday on HBO.

Third Screen: A Big HBO Series About a Woman Named Precious

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vickie Karp

I spoke with Alexander McCall Smith, author of the best-selling The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, about HBO's new series based on the book.

Zimbabwe's Women Traders Keep Economy Afloat

Inter Press Service | By Tonderai Kwidini | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Her small tattered book is full of lists of orders for goods such as beer, maize-meal and chemicals. On another page are addresses and phone numbers...

1,500 Dead As Cholera Rages On In Zimbabwe; Disease Spreads to South Africa

Thezimbabwetimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE - The deadly cholera epidemic had spread to all the ten provinces of Zimbabwe and killed a total of 1 518 people by Christmas Day, the World H...

Was There Good News from Africa in 2008?

Olivier Kamanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Olivier Kamanda

Headlines from Africa in 2008 recounted brutal riots in Kenya, a war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and election-driven chaos in Zimbabwe. But there was also good news.