Botswana

  • elephants Jul 3

    Botswana Investigates ‘Mysterious Deaths' of 275 Elephants

    Botswana says it is investigating a staggeringly high number of elephant carcasses _ 275 _ found in the popular Okavango Delta area of the southern African nation in recent weeks

  • Harry Sep 25, 2019

    Baby Archie Makes Rare Public Appearance in South Africa

    Baby Archie made a rare public appearance on Wednesday as his parents, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, continued their first official tour as a family in South Africa. Meghan held Archie as the royal couple met with Nobel Peace Prize winner and Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Cape Town. The youngest member of Britain’s royal family had been...

  • Danielle Abreu Sep 23, 2019

    Harry and Meghan Start 1st Official Tour as Family in Africa

    Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, began their first official tour as a family on Monday with their infant son, Archie, in South Africa. The first day of their 10-day, multi-country tour started in Cape Town with visits to girls’ empowerment projects that teach rights and self-defense. A musical welcome greeted them in the township of...

  • Danielle Abreu Sep 19, 2019

    Prince Harry & Meghan Markle in Rome for Misha Nonoo's Wedding

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have reportedly touched down in Rome for the wedding of Meghan’s friend Misha Nonoo, who is tying the knot with oil tycoon Michael Hess. “Eagle Italian eyes tell me that Harry and Meghan were spotted arriving in Rome today. For tomorrow’s wedding of the Duchess’ best mate Misha Nonoo to oil tycoon Michael Hess,” royal...

  • Prince Sep 6, 2019

    Harry, Meghan and Archie Set for 10-day Southern Africa Trip

    Representatives for the British royal family say Prince Harry will get to see the legacy of his late mother’s humanitarian work in Angola during a fall trip to southern Africa. Buckingham Palace released details Friday of the trip Harry is taking with his wife, Meghan, and their infant son Archie, who was born in May.

  • Instagram Sep 2, 2019

    Prince Harry ‘Can't Wait' to Introduce Meghan Markle, Archie to South Africa on Upcoming Tour

    This fall, Prince Harry, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and their son Archie Harrison will kick off a Southern African tour, their first as a family of three. And, for his part, the proud dad could not be more excited. So much so, that on Sunday morning, he took to their Sussex Royal Instagram account to share a personal message with...

  • India Jun 11, 2019

    Botswana Decriminalizes Gay Sex in Landmark Africa Case

    Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex on Tuesday, a landmark case for Africa, as the High Court rejected laws punishing it with up to seven years in prison. Jubilant activists in the packed courtroom cheered the unanimous decision in the southern African nation that is seen as one of the continent’s most stable and democratic. The ruling...

  • spokesman Jun 11, 2019

    Botswana Decriminalizes Gay Sex in Landmark Africa Case

    Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex on Tuesday, a landmark case for Africa, as the High Court rejected laws punishing it with up to seven years in prison. Jubilant activists in the packed courtroom cheered the unanimous decision in the southern African nation that is seen as one of the continent’s most stable and democratic. The ruling...

  • Facebook May 19, 2018

    Timeline of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Romance

    The budding romance between Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle has captivated the world. Here’s how it all happened.

  • Donald Trump Apr 30, 2018

    Trump: Some African Nations Are ‘Very Tough Places to Live'

    President Donald Trump on Monday did not deny having used a vulgar term to describe countries in Africa earlier this year. He also did not apologize for the comment as he stood in the Rose Garden alongside Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, the first African leader to visit him at the White House. In fact, Trump seemed to double down on...

  • actress Apr 24, 2018

    Meghan Markle Professes Her Love for Prince Harry in Rare Personal Interview

    But in the October issue of Vanity Fair on newsstands everywhere Sept. 12, Markle may surprise some fans when she proudly proclaims to be in love with the royal family member.

  • London Feb 8, 2018

    ‘Flawless' White Diamond Could Fetch Over $33 Million

    A white diamond billed as the largest and purest of its type to come to market is expected to sell for well over $33 million. Sotheby’s auction house says the 102.34-carat gem mined from Botswana “is the only known round brilliant-cut diamond over 100 carats perfect according to every critical criterion” — carats, color, clarity and cut.

  • Donald Trump Jan 18, 2018

    Ex-US Envoys to Africa Urge Trump to Reconsider Comments

    Dozens of former U.S. ambassadors to African countries have written to President Donald Trump expressing “deep concern” over his comments about the continent and warning that respectful engagement is crucial to protecting American interests. The letter to Trump is signed by 78 former envoys including former assistant secretaries of state for African affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Johnnie Carson. The letter,...

  • actress Dec 19, 2017

    Solar Eclipse, Loveable Baby Hippo Warmed Hearts in 2017

    It wasn’t all doom and gloom in 2017. The year was also filled with awe-inspiring moments that united us and warmed the heart. The first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in a century bought millions together in what some could only describe as a primal experience. Thousands of immigrants took the oath of citizenship, realizing their dreams of...

  • actress Dec 19, 2017

    Grand Schemers Talk About Piano Plot

    It wasn’t all doom and gloom in 2017. The year was also filled with awe-inspiring moments that united us and warmed the heart. The first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in a century bought millions together in what some could only describe as a primal experience. Thousands of immigrants took the oath of citizenship, realizing their dreams of...

  • President Nov 16, 2017

    Regional Summit Expected to Formalize Terms of Mugabe Exit

    In the first round of negotiations over how President Robert Mugabe will leave power, the Zimbabwean leader met Thursday with the army commander who put him under house arrest and mediators, including South African Cabinet ministers and a Catholic priest. Meanwhile, an emergency summit of heads of state of regional countries was called by the 16-nation Southern African Development Community...

  • Chairman Nov 15, 2017

    Zimbabwe Military: This Is Not a Military Takeover of Government

    A spokesperson for the Zimbabwe Defence Forces said President Robert Mugabe and his family were safe after the military took control of the African nation.

  • Germany Aug 5, 2017

    Bronze and Gone: In a Shocker, Bolt Takes Third at Worlds

    One final time, Usain Bolt peered down the last 50 meters of his lane and saw sprinter upon sprinter running footsteps ahead of him.
    One final time, the world-record holder furiously pumped the arms and legs on his gangly 6-foot-5 frame, desperately trying to reel in all those would-be winners as the finish line fast approached.

  • South Africa May 26, 2016

    Lions in Botswana Park Lick Tent With Campers Inside

    Two South African campers had a close encounter with lions who licked the tent they were in at a campsite in Botswana. Danie and Fransie Lubbe said Wednesday that they were in their tent at the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park earlier this month when they heard a sound and looked outside to see two female lions licking the moisture off the...

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