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Google Street View causes stir in Botswana

| December 4, 2012

Opposition paper in Botswana, the second African nation to get Street View, says images of military bases compromise security

In cities around the world it has provoked grumbles about invasion of privacy and jeopardising national security – and has caught

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Paralympics 2012: Malawi and Botswana withdraw teams

| August 30, 2012

African countries pull visually impaired runners from Games just hours before opening ceremony due to funding problems

A shadow was cast over the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games after two African countries withdrew their teams at the last minute.…

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Africa and Australasia to share Square Kilometre Array telescope

| May 26, 2012

Ten countries across two continents will share location of world’s most powerful radio telescope

Australia and South Africa will share the location of the world’s most powerful radio telescope, a scientific consortium has announced.

The €1.5bn (£1.2bn) Square Kilometre …

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