Botswana

The End Of AIDS? Virus Could Become 'Almost Harmless'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK

AIDS could become a thing of the past as the virus that causes the fatal disease is becoming less contagious and deadly, according to a new study. ...

What Do Trafficking Survivors Need to Rebuild Their Lives?

Katie Nguyen | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Nguyen

abuse and suffering. For most survivors, it is just the start of a long, difficult road to clear the hurdles that stop them rebuilding their lives, a women's rights conference heard on Tuesday.

Botswana: A Luxury Destination for Less

Amanda Marks | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Marks

It is for wildlife experiences such as this that Botswana is rightly known as one of the best African safari destinations. However visiting highlights such as the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, the Makgadikgadi Pans or the Kalahari Desert comes at a price.

A Letter to Ian Khama, President, Republic of Botswana

Noam Schimmel | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Noam Schimmel

Dear President Khama, In keeping with Botswana's commitment to democracy and human rights and respect for all its citizens predicated on equality be...

Elephant Crisis - What Poaching Does to Animals, Environments and People

Dr Kate Evans | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK
Dr Kate Evans

I am shocked, but not surprised, to find ourselves in the middle of another poaching crisis, one that is having massive impact throughout the African continent. A small trinket or a large extravagant ornament made of ivory will have had a bloody start as most ivory these days is illegal; hacked from the face of a dead or dying elephant.

Every Photographer's Dream: 10 Places to Capture Through the Lens

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

The world is full of spectacular destinations that have been captured through the lense by those lucky enough to travel to these incredible places, from the Taj Mahal and Eiffel Tower to the ruins of Machu Picchu and the Colosseum.

Lord Lucan Mystery: 38th Anniversary Of Disappearance Of Fugitive Peer

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

On November 7, 38 years ago, a bloodied, hysterical woman rushed into a Belgravia pub pleading for help. The woman was Lady Lucan and she told sho...

'Lies About Daddy's Escape To Africa Made My Life Spiral Out Of Control'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

The son of fugitive peer and murder suspect Lord Lucan has revealed how gossip and rumours about his father’s whereabouts almost drove him to a nerv...

Justice for Botswana's Bushmen

Noam Schimmel | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK Politics
Noam Schimmel

For over a decade the Bushmen of Botswana have been struggling to have their human rights respected by the government of Botswana.

The Ultimate Family Holiday: Five Ways

Black Tomato | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Going away with your family needn't mean gluing yourselves to a beach for a week or returning to that same tried and tested villa for another year.

Leadership, Not Aid, is the Key to Development

Ashish Prashar | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK Politics
Ashish Prashar

Just under a year ago I volunteered for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation in Sierra Leone, this experience taught the value of leadership and how it is so integral to the success of development in Africa.

Looking For Lucan?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

Rumours that fugitive peer Lord Lucan fled to Africa after the murder of his nanny have gained momentum after reports of his son’s four-month holida...

Lord Lucan 'Spotted Drinking In A Botswana Bar'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

The Lord Lucan mystery rumbles on with reports of an apparent sighting of the fugitive peer in a Botswana bar - 12 YEARS AGO. Speaking exclusively...

Lord Lucan 'Spotted Drinking In A Botswana Bar'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

The Lord Lucan mystery rumbles on with reports of an apparent sighting of the fugitive peer in a Botswana bar – 12 YEARS AGO. Speaking exclusive...

Two Britons Die In Botswana Plane Crash

PA | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK

Two Britons were among eight people killed in a plane crash in Botswana, the Foreign Office has confirmed. A British pilot died in the accident, ac...

Britons Killed In Botswana Plane Crash

PA | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK

Two Britons have been killed in a charter plane crash in Botswana, the Foreign Office confirmed. The plane crashed after take-off near an airstrip ...