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More than 95% of industrial diamonds are synthetic so why aren't more people using them in engagement rings?
Diamonds are a data storers’ best friend?
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With current modes up against their limits, we need new data storage solutions. Tiny defects in diamonds' atomic structure might turn them into a new medium for memory.
President of Botswana Ian Khama. He leads a country that’s lost the shine created by his father Seretse Khama.
For a global audience, the movie 'A United Kingdom' provides a topical account of race relations. The love story is also likely to revitalise the popular viewpoint of Botswana as a national success story.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange building in Sandton, Johannesburg.
The announcement of a rival to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange presents a welcome development in South Africa – but it's not the first time the JSE has faced competition.
Workers prepare pipes to service an oil well.
South Sudan is not the only oil-dependent country suffering from the fall in oil prices. Nigeria and Angola are also having difficulties. One solution is for them to diversify their economies.
A student beats the statue of Cecil John Rhodes with a belt as it is removed from the University of Cape Town.
The Randlords left a big dilemma in their wake: contemporary South Africa is not sure whether to thank them for bringing civilisation, or to curse them for complicating future race relations.