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September 14, 2017 12:23 PM Aids dragging life expectancy down in Africa

Barcelona - The average life expectancy of people in 11 African countries will drop below 40 by 2010 as HIV and Aids continues to shorten the lives of millions, said US government researchers on Sunday. "By 2010, we project that life expectancies in these countries will be back to levels that have not been seen since the nineteenth century," said the US Census 96

September 13, 2017 12:31 PM Search goes on for missing plane

Gaborone - The managing director of Skynet Worldwide Express, a Johannesburg based courier company, was among the five people missing after their Cessna 414 disappeared over Botswana on Wednesday, the company said on Sunday. Spokesman Mark van Niekerk said Carl du Plessis, 39, was on his way to Maun, in the Deception Pan area in the north east of the central 67

September 12, 2017 7:21 PM Thousands Of Americans Still Die Of AIDS Every Year

Yet antiretroviral therapy can turn the deadly disease into a manageable chronic condition. Antiretroviral therapy has transformed HIV from a death sentence to a manageable chronic condition for many. Yet as the death of 41-year-old Broadway composer Michael Friedman this past Saturday reminds us, thousands of Americans still die every year from HIV/AIDS 121

September 11, 2017 2:34 AM Missing plane passengers walk to safety

In a dramatic development on Sunday, two of five survivors from a Cessna 414 light aircraft that disappeared over Botswana on Wednesday walked into a village in Pandamatenta, 25km north-east of the town of Maun. The two walked into a game reserve near Maun, from where a search operation had been conducted, and called the Botswana Defence Force to inform 58

September 10, 2017 11:32 PM Illicit diamond fortune props up Mugabe’s regime

Just over a decade ago, Zimbabwe discovered one of the world’s richest diamond deposits in an area known now as the Marange diamond fields. This find was supposed to transform the country’s economic prospects and, ultimately, the lives of its people. Instead, as a new report from Global Witness confirms, most of Zimbabwe’s vast oil wealth has been looted 97

September 10, 2017 11:28 PM Diamonds Fund Zimbabwe Political Oppression, Global Witness Says

Zimbabwe’s government is using money earned from diamond exports to fund its Central Intelligence Organisation, blamed for a raft of human-rights abuses as it’s helped to keep President Robert Mugabe in power since 1980, Global Witness said. Diamonds dug from the Marange fields in eastern Zimbabwe are channeled through Dubai, India, Holland and South 109

September 6, 2017 9:46 AM Wanted: Bob the teddy bear. Reward: $500. Last seen: Cape Town

“When I first realised that he was missing‚ I searched the apartment‚ the apartment complex‚ then drove back to the airport‚ searched the drop-off point and spoke to airport police. I hardly slept the first night and cried myself to sleep. I feel like I have let my friend down. I feel so sad and lonely. "Bob is my best friend and is my only remaining 86

September 5, 2017 4:37 AM Tragic: Missing Boy Found Dead

Our first stop was at the police station at 10:30am. We asked to see the Station Commander, but were told he was out at the Dithubaruba Cultural event venue helping with preparations. We were told to wait for him, but we opted to visit the family home of the missing child at Lekgwapheng ward and the destroyed property. At the family home, we found scores 52

September 3, 2017 4:13 PM Botswana: Missing Child Found Dead

Molepolole — A five-year-old Lekgwapheng child who went missing on August 29 was found dead in an open well at Dithejwane area after a three-day intensive search by Molepolole police. Oarabile Lekgoanyana's lifeless body, according to Botswana Police' Assistant Commissioner Mr Omphemetse Mashiqa was retrieved from the well on Friday by scuba divers 52

September 2, 2017 5:42 AM Molepolole missing boy found dead

The body of a 5-year-old Molepolole boy who went missing for three days was yesterday (Friday) retrieved from a well at Dithejwane lands. The boy’s sudden disappearance triggered anger and anxiety among neighbours at Lekgwapheng ward who pointed accusing fingers at a local businessman accusing him of abducting the child for ritual purposes. Police have arrested 101