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Nine stray elephants electrocuted in Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana | AFP | Nine elephants were electrocuted in a freak accident in Botswana after one of them knocked into an electricity pole and the high-voltage power line fell on them, a local official said Tuesday. The herd is believed to have broken out of the northeastern Makgadikgadi Pans Game …

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Last throw of the dice for Ugandan girls at Netball World Youth Cup

LIVE FINAL DAY #NWYC2017   Medal play FT- Uganda 🇺🇬  55  Scotland 42 –  Uganda 7th/ Scotland 8th South Africa vs Fiji 1pm  – 5th/6th England vs Fiji 3pm Silver/Bronze playoff FINAL  New Zealand vs Australia 5pm MATCH PREVIEW Gaborone, Botswana| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Uganda will have their best finish at the Netball World …

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China pressures Botswana over Dalai Lama visit

Gaborone, Botswana | AFP | China piled pressure on Botswana on Saturday over a scheduled visit to the southern African country by the Dalai Lama, who it considers a dissident separatist threat. Botswana’s President Ian Khama announced on Wednesday he would meet the Tibetan spiritual leader during his visit to the …

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NETBALL: Uganda vs South Africa for positions 5-8

Friday (playing for 5th-8th positions) Uganda vs South Africa 1pm Jamaica vs Scotland 11am Semi-finals New Zealand vs Fiji 5pm Australia vs England 7pm Quarterfinal results  FT: Uganda 🇺🇬  37  –  Fiji 🇫🇯  39 (see video and tweet feed bottom) FT: New Zealand 69 South Africa 32 Gaborone, Botswana | THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Uganda’s …

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Botswana risks China ties with visit from Dalai Lama

Gaborone, Botswana | AFP |  The Dalai Lama will visit Botswana next month and meet with President Ian Khama in a trip likely to anger China, a key investor across Africa and its largest trade partner. Beijing views the Dalai Lama as a dangerous separatist campaigning for Tibetan independence and …

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LIVE: New Zealand waits for winner between Uganda and Fiji

Quarterfinals  FT: Uganda 🇺🇬  37  –  Fiji 🇫🇯  39 (see video and tweet feed bottom) FT: New Zealand 69 South Africa 32 Scotland vs Australia 3pm Friday (playing for 5th-8th positions) Uganda vs South Africa **** MATCH PREVIEW Gaborone, Botswana| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Champions New Zealand got off to a flying start in …

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Uganda tops netball group, to face Fiji in quarters on Thursday

Uganda   44 Jamaica 🇬🇩  39 Quarterfinal fixtures THURSDAY New Zealand vs  South Africa 11am Uganda vs Fiji 1pm Scotland vs Australia 3pm Jamaica vs England 5pm Gabarone, Botswana| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Uganda’s She Pearls lost their final Pool C game in the ongoing Netball World Youth Cup but still qualified top of the group …

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Botswana fans set to back Uganda in final Pool C game

TODAY 6PM: Uganda   vs  Jamaica 🇬🇩 (live updates bottom) Gabarone, Botswana| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Uganda’s She Pearls will be assured of home support at the UB Indoor Sports Arena when they take on fancied Jamaica in a Pool C decider on Wednesday. After Uganda tamed the hosts on Monday, Botswana put themselves back in …

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Fleet-footed Uganda She Pearls leave Botswana girls in tears

Uganda 🇺🇬 46 – Botswana 🇧🇼  42 Tuesday  Uganda vs Cook Islands 10am Botswana vs Jamaica Gabarone, Botswana| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER |  Uganda’s She Pearls overcome a false start and a partisan crowd to beat Botswana in a hard-fought Netball World Youth Cup game at the UB Indoor Sports Arena on Monday. Botswana, who started in …

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LIVE: Botswana 42 Uganda 46

UPDATE– Netball World Youth Cup FT- Uganda 🇺🇬 46 – Botswana 🇧🇼  42 Gabarone, Botswana| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER |  Uganda’s She Pearls will come up against a high flying and unbeaten Botswana Under 21 side as the Netball World Youth Cup enters day 3 in Gabarone on Monday. LIVE   #NWYC2017 LIVE! | Botswana v …

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