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AllAfrica.com
How to End Incessant Farmers, Herdsmen's Clashes - Falanaonly lead to further crises and killings from the states, saying "The establish
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only lead to further crises and killings from the states, saying "The establishment of ranches is what has been done in Botswana which is the largest producer and exporter of meat in Africa. That southern African country of 2.2 million people... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
'Shit-hole': Just Take moral high groundunanimously dismissed the comments as “outrageous, racist and xenophobic”. They
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 hours ago
unanimously dismissed the comments as “outrageous, racist and xenophobic”. They demanded Trump retract them and apologise. Botswana, Senegal and South Africa summoned US local representatives to be served with a demarche. In normal diplomatic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trump 'Shithole' Controversy - Mixed Reactions from African Migrantsthe Hate Crimes Bill. South Africa has joined the African Union (AU), Southern
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
the Hate Crimes Bill. South Africa has joined the African Union (AU), Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Botswana to condemn Trump's utterances. "Relations between South Africa and the United States, and between the rest of... Read more
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Junkee
The Local Artists That Will Define 2018100.Sampa The Great Sampa Tembo chose a spot-on moniker, that’s for sure. Ove
Junkee / Posted 7 hours ago
100.Sampa The Great Sampa Tembo chose a spot-on moniker, that’s for sure. Over the last two years, the Zambian-born, Botswana-raised, now Melbourne-based artist has chalked-up support slots with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, and... Read more
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The Hill
State Dept: Relations with African countries 'deeper than any one alleged comment'of the alleged comments surfaced last week, U.S. diplomats were summoned to mee
The Hill / Posted 11 hours ago
of the alleged comments surfaced last week, U.S. diplomats were summoned to meet with African governments in Senegal, Botswana and elsewhere, to explain the remarks, and the African Union issued a statement demanding an apology. Likewise, a... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mnangagwa off to Zambia FridayPresident is paying courtesy calls on all regional Heads of States and Governme
New Zimbabwe / Posted 18 hours ago
President is paying courtesy calls on all regional Heads of States and Governments. “We started with South Africa last month and we are going to Angola to do the same. We will go to Namibia on Monday then Zambia and Botswana, among other count... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Tour Botswana's wild side on a Friends of the Santa Ana Zoo safariJoin Ron Glazier on an 11-day African safari to Botswana organized by the nonpr
Los Angeles Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Join Ron Glazier on an 11-day African safari to Botswana organized by the nonprofit Friends of the Santa Ana Zoo. Participants on the trip will explore the Makgadikgadi and Nxai national parks as well as the Okavango Delta. Botswana, known for its... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Are these the best countries in the world?is one of the few places he'd like to live in forever. You might not expect to
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 hours ago
is one of the few places he'd like to live in forever. You might not expect to see any African nations on the list, but Botswana is there, earning high marks for governance after it took effective steps to eliminate corruption starting in 1994.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trump out of view on King day as fuss over comments persistswere made, the president was either misinformed or miseducated about Haiti and
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
were made, the president was either misinformed or miseducated about Haiti and its people," he said in a statement. In Botswana, officials in a statement summoned the U.S. ambassador there "to clarify whether Botswana is regarded as a 'shole'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Skydiving Safest Sport - Nfiladied while participating in civilian recreational skydives in the United States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
died while participating in civilian recreational skydives in the United States. Despite scary fatalities, one skydiver in Botswana, Lt Col. Cyril Nfila said skydiving was an interesting sport. Nfila started skydiving in 2002 at Rustenburg... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khama Visits Davids Familyat Bakgatle New School. She said he did a plumbing course in Italy in the 1970
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
at Bakgatle New School. She said he did a plumbing course in Italy in the 1970's after which he came back and worked for Botswana Technology Centre for a long time. Ms Okello-Wengi said he later left and started businesses, which included... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Davido to Collaborate With South African Dancer Zodwa Wabantuwhere Afrotainment now handles her bookings, which start from R25k. She gets bo
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
where Afrotainment now handles her bookings, which start from R25k. She gets bookings from all over, places like Botswana and Swaziland," Tira told TimesLive. The dancer was banned from appearing at the Harare International Carnival in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Nigeria Should Trade More With Africaincreasing connectedness, regionally and globally, where the EAC is a lead exam
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
increasing connectedness, regionally and globally, where the EAC is a lead example; and rising investment levels (such as Botswana, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia). What are key areas of opportunity to capitalise on for Nigeria-Africa trade? The... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Dayton, Smith criticize 'savages,' Trump during MLK Day even...from royalty, said black America struggles with the feeling that its history be
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
from royalty, said black America struggles with the feeling that its history began with slavery. He recalled a man from Botswana hailing him by saying, "What's up, my N-word?" "I said I am not that," Oyelowo said. "Don't you ever call me or... Read more
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Boston Herald
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump commentreality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this state
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice," AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comm... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump commentreality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this state
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice," AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comm... Read more
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New York Daily News
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump commentflies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice," AU spokeswoman Ebba K
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
flies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice," AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
South African government wants to know why Trump thinks its people are 'undesirable' immigrantsin the U.S. during the Atlantic slave trade, this flies in the face of all acce
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
in the U.S. during the Atlantic slave trade, this flies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice," she said. In Botswana, officials in a statement summoned the U.S. ambassador there "to clarify whether Botswana is regarded as a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
910-carat diamond discovered in southern Africa is among biggest in historycompany that dropped to a record low last year after prices for its stones fell
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
company that dropped to a record low last year after prices for its stones fell and it was forced to close a new mine in Botswana. Gem rose as much as 18%, the biggest intraday gain since 2010, and traded at 93 pence, or about $1.27, Monday... Read more
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Herald Sun
S Africa calls US diplomats over Trumpflies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The US Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the US commitment to Africa’s... Read more
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FOX News
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry romance to be portrayed in Lifetime movietheir first interview after their engagement — from the time they met through m
FOX News / Posted yesterday
their first interview after their engagement — from the time they met through mutual friends in July 2016, to camping in Botswana, to the proposal that involved a roast chicken dinner. Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital... Read more
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FOX News
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry romance to be portrayed in Lifetime movietheir first interview after their engagement — from the time they met through m
FOX News / Posted yesterday
their first interview after their engagement — from the time they met through mutual friends in July 2016, to camping in Botswana, to the proposal that involved a roast chicken dinner. Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital... Read more
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News.com.au
S Africa calls US diplomats over Trumpflies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The US Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the US commitment to Africa’s... Read more
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Adelaide Now
S Africa calls US diplomats over Trumpflies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The US Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the US commitment to Africa’s... Read more
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The Courier Mail
S Africa calls US diplomats over Trumpflies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The US Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the US commitment to Africa’s... Read more
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International Business Times
One of the largest diamonds in history has been discovered in Lesotho a sale of $40m." The broker based this price on the 1,109-carat Lesedi la Rona
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
a sale of $40m." The broker based this price on the 1,109-carat Lesedi la Rona diamond found in the Karowe mine in Botswana in 2015, which eventually fetched $53m. The news comes as a welcome boost to Gem Diamonds, which bought the Letseng... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Reacts to Us President Trump's 'Shithole' Remarkelections, there has been no official reaction from the Government of Liberia b
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
elections, there has been no official reaction from the Government of Liberia but few African countries, including Botswana and Ghana weighed in their frustration on President Trumps unfavorable comment about Africa as 'shithole'... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump's disparaging commentflies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba K
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
flies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice,” AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the U.S. commitment to Africa’s... Read more
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CBS News
African nation summons U.S. envoy over Trump's rhetoricflies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice," AU spokeswoman Ebba K
CBS News / Posted yesterday
flies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice," AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the U.S. commitment to Africa's... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
S. Africa, Ghana summon US diplomats after Trump remarkAfrica and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecret
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
Africa and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecretary of State Steven Goldstein said. Haiti, Botswana and Senegal have also summoned diplomats over the matter, and more diplomats are expected to be called this week,... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
S. Africa, Ghana summon US diplomats after Trump remarkAfrica and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecret
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
Africa and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecretary of State Steven Goldstein said. Haiti, Botswana and Senegal have also summoned diplomats over the matter, and more diplomats are expected to be called this week,... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
S. Africa, Ghana summon US diplomats after Trump remarkAfrica and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecret
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted yesterday
Africa and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecretary of State Steven Goldstein said. Haiti, Botswana and Senegal have also summoned diplomats over the matter, and more diplomats are expected to be called this week,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
S. Africa, Ghana summon US diplomats after Trump remarkAfrica and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecret
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Africa and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecretary of State Steven Goldstein said. Haiti, Botswana and Senegal have also summoned diplomats over the matter, and more diplomats are expected to be called this week,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
S. Africa, Ghana summon US diplomats after Trump remarkAfrica and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecret
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
Africa and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecretary of State Steven Goldstein said. Haiti, Botswana and Senegal have also summoned diplomats over the matter, and more diplomats are expected to be called this week,... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
S. Africa, Ghana summon US diplomats after Trump remarkAfrica and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecret
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
Africa and Ghana have been summoned to meet with those governments, Undersecretary of State Steven Goldstein said. Haiti, Botswana and Senegal have also summoned diplomats over the matter, and more diplomats are expected to be called this week,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
South Africa to formally protest Trump's immigration slurdiplomats in South Africa and Ghana had been summoned to meet with the governme
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
diplomats in South Africa and Ghana had been summoned to meet with the governments on Monday. The governments of Haiti, Botswana and Senegal also summoned U.S. diplomats in those countries in the past few days. The State Department is expecting... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
South Africa to formally protest Trump's immigration slurdiplomats in South Africa and Ghana had been summoned to meet with the governme
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
diplomats in South Africa and Ghana had been summoned to meet with the governments on Monday. The governments of Haiti, Botswana and Senegal also summoned U.S. diplomats in those countries in the past few days. The State Department is expecting... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump commentStates as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour an
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted yesterday
States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice.” The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The US Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the US commitment to Africa’s... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
South Africa to formally protest Trump's immigration slurdiplomats in South Africa and Ghana had been summoned to meet with the governme
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted yesterday
diplomats in South Africa and Ghana had been summoned to meet with the governments on Monday. The governments of Haiti, Botswana and Senegal also summoned U.S. diplomats in those countries in the past few days. The State Department is expecting... Read more
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Bury Times
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump commentStates as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour an
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice.” The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The US Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the US commitment to Africa’s... Read more
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ABC News
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump commentflies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice," AU spokeswoman Ebba K
ABC News / Posted yesterday
flies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice," AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the U.S. commitment to Africa's... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
South Africa to formally protest Trump's immigration slurdiplomats in South Africa and Ghana had been summoned to meet with the governme
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
diplomats in South Africa and Ghana had been summoned to meet with the governments on Monday. The governments of Haiti, Botswana and Senegal also summoned U.S. diplomats in those countries in the past few days. The State Department is expecting... Read more
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guardian-series
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump commentStates as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour an
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice.” The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The US Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the US commitment to Africa’s... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump commentStates as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour an
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice.” The governments of Namibia and Botswana have also condemned the comments. The US Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the US commitment to Africa’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Masisi, Residents Celebrate Life of Ntwayakgosiother lives in a special way. Mr Masisi also shared that Ms Ntwayakgosi was a
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
other lives in a special way. Mr Masisi also shared that Ms Ntwayakgosi was a devout Christian and loyal member of the Botswana Democratic Party. "Her vote for the party was always certain," he said. VP explained that Botswana was a safe and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amos Commonwealth Medal ProspectGaborone — Four years ago at Hampden Park, Botswana flag was raised high, after
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Gaborone — Four years ago at Hampden Park, Botswana flag was raised high, after 800-metre ace runner Nijel Amos outclassed the then feared Kenyan David Rudisha to claim the Commonwealth Games gold medals. Amos's victory was so sweet given that it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thebe Mesmerises SpectatorsAfter being side-lined by an injury he sustained at World Championships represe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
After being side-lined by an injury he sustained at World Championships representing the country in the 4x400 metres relay, Botswana finest runner is now back on track. Baboloki Thebe mesmerised spectators during the Botswana Athletics Association... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mining Bill Falls Short - Lawyerin Lesotho. I think this way we can have well-established cutters and polishers
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in Lesotho. I think this way we can have well-established cutters and polishers setting up shop in Lesotho. It has happened with Botswana and the benefits are enormous. Jobs, infrastructure development, skills transfer, tourisms among other th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thapong to Select, Discuss Artworkat workshops because it could go a long way in making a difference for them in
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
at workshops because it could go a long way in making a difference for them in the world of art. Last year saw Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) Foundation continue its working relationship with the arts centre with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chakalisa Celebrates Kalanga Languagetype of music is called zouk and is a mixture of afro jazz and rhumba with a li
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
type of music is called zouk and is a mixture of afro jazz and rhumba with a little bit of salsa and I brought it to Botswana because I believe that music is a universal language and with our own beats it can be great," he said. Chakalisa's... Read more
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