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April 10, 2018 4:00 AM Farmers Urged To Insure Produce, Products

Addressing Botswana Young Farmers Association (BYFA) recently, Advice Fele of the Botswana Insurance Company (BIC) said they have policies that cater to farmers. “Insurance is very important even in farming as we cover livestock, crop production, damages done by fire, natural disasters as well as the equipment that is used in farming,” he said. BIC also has policies 148

March 14, 2018 1:29 PM Zoroga closes temporarily due to floods

Letlhakane Senior Secondary School in Boteti also recently re-opened after it was temporarily closed due to floods. Flooding in Letlhakane, which displaced some families, was also attributed to recent heavy rains experienced in various parts of the country. The Zoroga school was closed on Monday. Six houses belonging to teachers were also left submerged 158

October 26, 2017 4:38 AM Zambia Looking Good at 53, Could Get Better With Time

I was seated at the back of the pew in St Ignatius Catholic Church when parish priest Fr Charles Chilinda’s voice boomed in the microphone before a silent 7am congregation. “If you invest in hate, you will reap nothing but hate,” Fr Chilinda said, “if you invest in hate you are expected to get the same emotion back so my suggestion is that you invest 234

October 20, 2017 9:01 AM E.P.A. Scrubs Climate Change Website of ‘Climate Change’

In the interim, a notice said “this page is being updated” and added that the site would be changed to reflect the agency’s priorities under the Trump administration. When material was restored with changes in late July, the report said, the site had been cut from 380 pages to about 175. “I think it’s very alarming” said Adam Parris, who leads the Science 138

October 8, 2017 2:23 PM End of the world will start 'on October 15'

Doomsday theorist David Meade believes we could have seven years of tsunamis, earthquakes and hurricanes' ending in the apocalypse Doomsday theorist David Meade believes our planet will be the victim of tsunamis, earthquakes and hurricanes, starting on October 15. Worst of all this plague of destruction will last seven years before the earth is eventually 131

September 13, 2017 8:30 AM Mozambique braces for cyclone Gloria

Mozambique is bracing itself for yet another battering as cyclone Gloria moves from Madagascar towards the Mozambican channel. The cyclone is expected to reach the country on Saturday. On Friday, the Pretoria Weather Bureau warned that the cyclone was expected to hit the Eastern Mozambican Channel late on Saturday and could re-intensify as it moved over the channel 99

August 26, 2017 2:48 AM Devastated Macau picks up pieces after Typhoon Hato as another storm nears

HONG KONG: Thousands of Macau residents faced a second day of water shortages on Friday as the casino hub tried to get back on its feet after the onslaught of Typhoon Hato. Flooded streets filled with debris and the smell of rotting rubbish sparked health fears in the most affected areas, two days after the worst storm in half a century struck the former 92

August 25, 2017 6:03 AM Typhoon death toll rises in Macau

At least nine people are now known to have died in Macau when a huge typhoon swept through the gambling hub, plunging casinos into darkness and sparking destructive floods. Around 48 hours after Severe Typhoon Hato smashed into southern China, worst-hit Macau was still picking up the pieces Friday, with the enclave’s government facing recriminations 84

August 24, 2017 10:36 AM 12 dead as strong typhoon floods Macau, China

Hong Kong - The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 12 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents. Macau said on Thursday eight people were killed in the former Portuguese colony, including two men found overnight in a parking garage 82

August 19, 2017 7:55 AM Inspiring life of Ruth Pfau – the Savior of Leprosy Patients

A symbol of selfness Dr. Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau was a German nun who dedicated her life to eradicating Leprosy in Pakistan and has been called Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’. Dr. Ruth Pfau was born on 9 September 1929, in Leipzig Germany was fourth of five daughters. During World War II as a teenager she barely survived the Allied bombing which destroyed 101