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  • Preserving Botswana’s history via apps? It’s happening

    A new initiative aims to preserve Botswana's history in a series of mobile apps. The Heritage Series of apps, by Botswana's own Intellegere Media, delivers an app for each major tribe in the country, telling their story and charting their history. Itumeleng Garebatshabe, Intellegere Holdings founder and CEO, explains in a statement that acquiring digital information is a cornerstone of the project: The idea began in 2012 when we launched the Project 120 which was aimed at creating mobile applications which were fully focused on Botswana. The idea was to preserve our culture through mobile apps, first; for the future generations to know their history...

  • Tour the Okavango Delta with Google Street View

    Anyone who's a fan of nature documentaries knows that Botswana's Okavango Delta is one of the world's most unique wildlife regions. Now you can visit from the comfort of your own home. Google today announced that Street View images of the Okavango, Chobe game reserve and Makgadikgadi are now live. Following the launch of Street View in South Africa just before the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Botswana will become only the second African country to be on Street View. That means you can take an online safari around some of Botswana’s most unique places, by exploring salt pans like...