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African leaders seek $1billion for Elephant conservation  -  Guardian (blog)
Launched in 2014 by the leaders of five countries – Gabon, Chad, Tanzania, Botswana and Ethiopia – the EPI coalition now numbers 19 African member states. The EPI has common policies to save Africa's elephants and build a sustainable future for our ...

Govt's new P100m bill: Counting climate change's costs  -  Mmegi Online
At minimum, the Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) is required to keep 10, 000 metric tonnes of sorghum, 10, 000 metric tonnes of maize and 2, 000 metric tonnes of beans. During years of bumper harvest, the reserves may fill up and contain up ...

What latest assessments on global warming mean for Southern Africa  -  Mmegi Online
Our analysis of the effect in Botswana and Namibia of 1.5°C, 2.0°C and higher levels of global warming shows that they're likely to get hotter, drier and more water-stressed. The sooner southern African countries prepare and implement adaptation ...

How to grapple with soaring world population? An answer from Botswana  -  Mmegi Online
The unit is the medical hub for Gasita, a village of 2,000 people in the south of Botswana. Inside one of the rooms, pharmaceutical supplies are neatly stashed on shelves while a photograph of the country's president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, is propped up ...

Issues raised about Masisi's honorary doctorate  -  Mmegi Online
Explaining the process that leads to one being honoured, a high ranking official at UB says: “The procedure as set out in Article 7 of the University of Botswana Act is that there was supposed to be nominations by members of the University. The names ...

Halted dissolution a populist stunt - UB don  -  Mmegi Online
“This is a shock to everyone who has been listening to the unfolding factionalism bedevilling the ruling part,y which manifests itself in government functioning and performance,” said University of Botswana (UB) lecturer in political and administrative ...
Zim refugees return home in dribs and drabs  -  Mmegi Online
According to reports an estimated three million Zimbabweans fled the country at the peak of the 2008 political persecution and hyper-inflationary pressure and sought refuge in the diaspora most particularly in South Africa and Botswana. Mmegi has ...

Limko caps 455 graduates  -  Mmegi Online
Limkokwing is pushing the educational transformation envelope and is leading the way as the innovation and creativity hub of Africa, and this is evident through this most globalised cohort of young professionals which is not only from Botswana but also ...

BDC snaps up stake in Transport Holdings  -  Mmegi Online
BDC's investment will finance the further growth acquisition of TH subsidiary Imperilog Botswana, in which minority shareholders hold 30%. Other subsidiaries of Transport Holdings group include Mulbridge Transport and Express Cartage. Through its ...

Mphoko and wife in court for extortion, fraud  -  New Zimbabwe.com
The Mphoko family is battling for control of the business in a boardroom tussle that has since spilled into the High Court. The family were local partners to foreign investors to Choppies Distribution Centre (Proprietary) Limited which is registered in ...
 

Botswana Videos

Geography Now! Botswana
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Geography Now! Botswana
First Time In Africa: Ep 2 - Backpacking in Botswana & Zambia
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First Time In Africa: Ep 2 - Backpacking in Botswana & Zambia
Diamond Rich Botswana's Capital GABORONE, is Breathtakingly Beautiful
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Diamond Rich Botswana's Capital GABORONE, is Breathtakingly Beautiful
Gaborone 2016 - Botswana
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Gaborone 2016 - Botswana
Yakko's World But the Last Country of Every Verse is Botswana
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Yakko's World But the Last Country of Every Verse is Botswana
6 Things NOT To Do in Botswana
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6 Things NOT To Do in Botswana
Liberdade Econômica: Como Botswana se tornou a jóia da África
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Liberdade Econômica: Como Botswana se tornou a jóia da África
Yakko's World but every country is Botswana
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Yakko's World but every country is Botswana
Botswana's biggest retailer launches ambitious expansion plan
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Botswana's biggest retailer launches ambitious expansion plan
Life in Botswana! (an American's perspective)
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Life in Botswana! (an American's perspective)
 

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Photograph of Okavango River boat Okavango Delta Botswana
Photograph of Okavango River boat Okavango Delta Botswana
Kalahari Desert - Wikipedia
Kalahari Desert - Wikipedia
The Zeebra (6400 + views) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
The Zeebra (6400 + views) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Amboseli National Park | Safari accommodation| Kenya
Amboseli National Park | Safari accommodation| Kenya
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Refreshing in Evian-les-Bains | Must See Places
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8 Incredible Tasmania Attractions You Can't Miss - Big ...
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Birthday Milestones - Unicorn Trails
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Photo of the Week: Getting your goat in Eritrea - African ...
 

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Botswana ( ( listen)), officially the Republic of Botswana (Tswana: Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. Since then, it has maintained a strong tradition of stable representative democracy, with a consistent record of uninterrupted democratic elections and the best perceived corruption ranking in Africa since at least 1998.Botswana is topographically flat, with up to 70 percent of its territory being the Kalahari Desert. It is bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast. Its border with Zambia to the north near Kazungula is poorly defined but is, at most, a few hundred metres long.A mid-sized country of just over 2 million people, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. Around 10 percent of the population lives in the capital and largest city, Gaborone. Formerly one of the poorest countries in the world—with a GDP per capita of about US$70 per year in the late 1960s—Botswana has since transformed itself into one of the world's fastest-growing economies. The economy is dominated by mining, cattle, and tourism. Botswana boasts a GDP (purchasing power parity) per capita of about $18,825 per year as of 2015, which is one of the highest in Africa. Its high gross national income (by some estimates the fourth-largest in Africa) gives the country a relatively high standard of living and the highest Human Development Index of continental Sub-Saharan Africa.Botswana is a member of the African Union, the Southern African Development Community, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the United Nations. The country has been among the hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Despite the success in programmes to make treatments available to those infected, and to educate the populace in general about how to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS, the number of people with AIDS rose from 290,000 in 2005 to 320,000 in 2013. As of 2014, Botswana has the third-highest prevalence rate for HIV/AIDS, with roughly 20% of the adult population being infected.

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