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Glencore to enter South African refining business.

Glencore PLC, Baar, Switzerland, has entered a deal to acquire Chevron Corp.’s majority ownership in Chevron South Africa Ltd., which operates a 110,000-b/d refinery at Milnerton, in Cape Town, South Africa, as well the entirety of Chevon’s interest in downstream assets in Botswana.

- OGJ - US

Choppies to open outlet in Embakasi.

Botswana retailer Choppies is set to open a new outlet in Embakasi by end of the year.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Baby elephant adorably nosedives while crossing the street.

A newborn elephant taking some of its first steps at the Okavango Delta in Botswana, Africa had an adorably embarrassing moment in front of some tourists checking out the wildlife. Thankfully, mama was there to make sure everything was OK. More about Animals, Culture, Viral Videos, Elephants, and Culture

- Mashable! - US | Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Botswana, Kenya.

President Robert Mugabe's government has threatened a blitz on Harare's street vendors, and a media rights group has accused the government of Botswana of being aggressive and intolerant towards the media.

- - ZA

Victory for Gender Identity in Botswana.

Expand © 2014 LEGABIBO In a legal first for Botswana, the country's High Court has ruled that a transgender man should be allowed to hold official documents that reflect his gender identity. The judgment is a huge victory for transgender people in Botswana, who face considerable challenges when their gender identity is not ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Nine Elephants in Botswana Are Electrocuted by Power Line.

The elephants died after they knocked into the line and the power came into contact with water from a broken pipe, officials said.

- International NY Times - US