Botswana

Arts, Culture & Media

No. 1 opera house opens in Botswana

'The No. 1 Ladies' Opera House' is the brainchild of Alexander McCall Smith, the bestselling author of the 'No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency' series. He just opened a new arts centre in Botswana's capital Gaborone, called 'The No. 1 Ladies Opera House.'

Heart Of Dryness

The Bushmen of the Kalahari have lived for thousands of years in a harsh desert climate. Author James Workmen visited them to hear their story and to see what they can teach us about water conservation.

Arts, Culture & Media

Botswana's Big Break

"The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" finishes up its season on HBO this weekend. It's based on the mystery novel series by Alexander McCall Smith. Botswana music producer Solo B. tells Studio 360's Rob Weisberg about the musicians on the soundtrack. He says "No. 1 Ladies" is a big opportunity for Botswana artists to break out of the shadow of South Africa.

Environment

Innovation without borders

Host Lisa Mullins speaks with author Rowan Gibson about how businesses can encourage innovation even if their host countries don't; Gibson's new book is called, "Innovation to the Core".

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