Botswana Is The Backdrop For New HBO Series

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A TV series based in Africa is premiering this weekend on a premium cable television channel that isn’t inundated with images of poverty and corruption. Botswana has become the beautiful backdrop for a new HBO series premiering this Sunday, March 29th. The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, an HBO TV series based on the bestselling books by Alexander McCall Smith features the adventures of Mma Precious Ramotswe, played by singer/actress Jill Scott. Scott plays a determined woman who leaves her abusive husband and opens up Botswana’s first female-headed detective agency in Gaborone, Botswana’s capital city. Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, and Desmond Dube also star. The pilot was scripted by Richard Curtis and the late Anthony Minghella.

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