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Botswana unveils ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ blue diamond

Botswana unveils ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ 20-carat blue diamond that could become the most expensive in the world Blue diamonds comprise only about 0.02 percent of mined diamonds    They get their colour from boron and can form at depths of at least 410 miles The new gem ‘The Okavango Blue’ is named after Botswana’s Okavango Delta If sold […]

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Botswana's High Court postpones decision in gay sex case

GABORONE (Reuters) – Botswana’s High Court on Thursday postponed its ruling on a case challenging the criminalization of gay sex, which is being scrutinized by campaigners hoping the law could be overturned. Judge Abednico Tafa told a packed courtroom in Botswana’s capital Gaborone that a decision would be handed down on June 11 after a […]