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News: Botswana

We have started to collect the most important news related to Botswana in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Botswana: news

VIDEO: Brazil fire leaves many homeless

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 9:00

Fire ripped through a slum in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, leaving more than 1,000 homeless. Six people were injured and 285 dwellings destroyed
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Dinners blog inspires Brazil teen

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 23:45
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scottish school dinners blog inspires Brazilian teenager
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Work to resume on Belo Monte dam

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 21:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Belo Monte

Brazil's Supreme Court approves the resumption on the Belo Monte hydro-electric dam in the Brazilian Amazon, a project opposed by environmentalists.
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Anger at three-person civil union

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 18:08

A notary in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo sparks controversy by accepting a civil union between a man and two women.
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VIDEO: Barcelona FC scouts boy with no feet

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 8:09

An 11-year-old Brazilian boy has earned a place at the Barcelona football team's summer training camp - despite being born without feet.
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VIDEO: Man survives pole through head

Saturday, August 18th 2012, 16:10

A Brazilian construction worker has a 2m steel rod that pierced his head removed after five hours of surgery, with no adverse consequences.
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Man survives pole through head

Saturday, August 18th 2012, 15:06

A Brazilian construction worker has a 2m steel rod that pierced his head removed after five hours of surgery, and appears to suffer no adverse consequences.
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De Beers in key move to Botswana

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 12:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The world's leading diamond producer, De Beers, starts the sorting of rough stones in Botswana, ending an operation carried out in London for nearly 80 years.
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Brazilian court halts work on dam

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 0:56
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Belo Monte

A federal court in Brazil orders the suspension of work on the huge Belo Monte dam, which will flood a vast area of native forest in the Amazon.
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Olympic flag arrives in Brazil

Monday, August 13th 2012, 22:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic flag arrives in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, the next host of the Games, a day after the closing ceremony in London.
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Brazil backs university shake-up

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 22:22

The Brazilian Senate approves a bill that reserves federal university spots for students who graduate from state schools and sets up racial quotas.
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VIDEO: Petrobras set to announce results

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 8:17

The Brazilian oil giant Petrobras is set to publish its second quarter results, amid concerns over sliding profits and share prices.
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Menezes secures women's judo gold

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 15:48

Sarah Menezes becomes the first Brazilian woman to win an individual judo gold at an Olympics with victory in the under-48kg.
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Chelsea complete signing of Oscar

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 17:19

Chelsea complete the signing of Brazilian playmaker Oscar on a five-year deal for a fee believed to be worth £25m.
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VIDEO: Top chef for Brazil's Olympic athletes

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 10:56
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Renowned chef Roberta Sudbrack is giving the Brazilian Olympic team a taste of home, with a menu designed to make them remember their 'grandmother's cooking'.
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Brazil Christians hold huge rally

Sunday, July 15th 2012, 0:35

More than a million Brazilian evangelical Christians join a "March for Jesus" in Sao Paulo.
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Brazil police raid Amazon miners

Saturday, July 14th 2012, 0:56

Brazilian police mount a big operation against illegal gold miners working in the Yanomami indigenous reserve in the Amazon rainforest.
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Brazil shootings leave eight dead

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 14:52

Gunmen kill eight people in greater Sao Paulo, apparently taking advantage of noisy celebrations for local side Palmeiras who won the Brazilian Cup final.
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Brazil indigenous group in clash

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 21:17

An elite Brazilian police unit is sent deep into the Amazon jungle to restore order after members of an indigenous group burned down a police station.
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Belo Horizonte builds for World Cup 2014

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 22:29

Brazilian city that saw one of biggest shocks in World Cup history prepares for 2014
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How ants enlist emergency help

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 8:20

Brazilian ants deploy emergency "chemical nets" to drag swarms of their nestmates into helping them carry large food items, a study shows.
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Brazilian tribe in damages plea

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 19:20

A Brazilian prosecutor requests £53m ($83m) in damages for Guarani tribespeople forcibly evicted from their ancestral lands.
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Brazil journalist Ivan Lessa dies

Saturday, June 9th 2012, 20:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Prominent Brazilian journalist and writer Ivan Lessa, a contributor to the BBC for nearly 35 years, dies in London at the age of 77.
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Brazil signs World Cup beer law

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 19:32

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff signs into law a measure allowing beer sales at the 2014 World Cup but they could still be banned at a lower level.
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Florida anti-Cuba law challenged

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 21:04
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: Florida

The US subsidiary of big Brazilian construction company Odebrecht goes to court over Florida legislation that bans business with Cuba.
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My Business: A formula for frizzy hair

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 23:01

The Brazilian who developed a product for fabulous hair
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Brazil indigenous groups protest

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 21:05

Groups of Brazilian indigenous people block roads and occupy government buildings, calling for better healthcare in their communities.
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Brazil forest bill part-vetoed

Friday, May 25th 2012, 20:43

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed some of the articles in the controversial forest code, which environmentalists say could speed up deforestation.
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