Botswana

  • 8 foreigners killed in Botswana plane crash 18-10-2011 04:51 AM

    Gaborone: A light aircraft crashed after takeoff and burst into flames in Botswana, killing the British pilot and seven tourists from France, Sweden and Britain, a Botswana official said on Monday. The crash occurred on Friday in the southern African nation's Okavango Delta, Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Modipe Nkwe said....
  • Barack committed to Africa: Michelle Obama 25-06-2011 07:02 AM

    Gaborone: US First Lady Michelle Obama rejected criticism that her husband's administration had not paid enough attention to Africa, saying on Friday her trip was a direct reflection of his commitment to the continent. Obama arrived in Botswana early on Friday after spending the past days in South Africa promoting...
  • Michelle Obama, family, meets with Nelson Mandela 22-06-2011 01:14 AM

    Johannesburg: A healthy-looking Nelson Mandela met with Michelle Obama and her daughters on Tuesday, an unexpected encounter between the first lady and the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who has largely retired from public life. A photo provided by the Nelson Mandela Foundation showed the 92-year-old Mandela sitting...
  • India elected to 47-nation UNHR council 20-05-2011 11:33 PM

    United Nations: India and 14 other countries were on Friday elected to the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council, which is based in Geneva. India was not in competition for the seat since there were four countries and four seats for the Asia block. With 189 countries voting, Indonesia received 184...