Botswana

Country Botswana
Capital Gaborone
Continent Africa
Currency Pula(BWP)
Languages Setswana & English

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Introduction

Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. Four decades of uninterrupted civilian leadership, progressive social policies, and significant capital investment have created one of the most dynamic economies in Africa. Mineral extraction, principally diamond mining, dominates economic activity, though tourism is a growing sector due to the country's conservation practices and extensive nature preserves. Botswana has one of the world's highest known rates of HIV/AIDS infection, but also one of Africa's most progressive and comprehensive programs for dealing with the disease.

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Botswana - Wikipedia
Botswana - CIA World Fact Book
Botswana - BBC
Botswana - Timeline - BBC

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Botswana, calm for decades, faces surprising election fight - The Associated PressBotswana, calm for decades, faces surprising election fight  The Associated Press

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘plan to build Botswana hideaway home to live in complete privacy with baby A - The Sun
  1. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘plan to build Botswana hideaway home to live in complete privacy with baby A  The Sun
  2. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle set their sights on building Botswana hideaway home  Irish Mirror
  3. Sussex schooling: The surprise language that insiders say Harry and Meghan are learning  Express
  4. Harry and Meghan's plans for new African holiday home  9Honey
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Khama's hand still rocks Botswana | News | Africa - Mail and GuardianKhama's hand still rocks Botswana | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Botswana: Vote for candidates who will solve country's challenges - Vatican NewsBotswana: Vote for candidates who will solve country's challenges  Vatican News

Botswana Defends Elephant Hunts, Denies Blow to Tourism Industry - BloombergBotswana Defends Elephant Hunts, Denies Blow to Tourism Industry  Bloomberg

Botswana Braces for High-Stakes Election Later This Month - VOA NewsBotswana Braces for High-Stakes Election Later This Month  VOA News

It's Not Just Elephants That Are Under Attack in Botswana - Foreign PolicyIt's Not Just Elephants That Are Under Attack in Botswana  Foreign Policy

Botswana Sees Trade With U.K. Continuing Unhindered After Brexit - BloombergBotswana Sees Trade With U.K. Continuing Unhindered After Brexit  Bloomberg

Botswana ex-president backs opposition ahead of poll - Mail and GuardianBotswana ex-president backs opposition ahead of poll  Mail and Guardian

Botswana’s election will go down to the wire - Daily MaverickBotswana’s election will go down to the wire  Daily Maverick

Elephant Hunting Is On Again For Hunters Again In Botswana. What's The Impact? : Goats and Soda - NPRElephant Hunting Is On Again For Hunters Again In Botswana. What's The Impact? : Goats and Soda  NPR

Two Rhinos Poached Within A Week In Botswana | Save The - Save the Rhino InternationalTwo Rhinos Poached Within A Week In Botswana | Save The  Save the Rhino International

Botswana Raises Alarm Over Unprecedented Surge in Rhino Poaching - BloombergBotswana Raises Alarm Over Unprecedented Surge in Rhino Poaching  Bloomberg

Botswana to Offer Free HIV Medicine to Foreign Sex Workers - VOA NewsBotswana to Offer Free HIV Medicine to Foreign Sex Workers  VOA News

Harvey, Botswana collaboration bears fruit - Mmegi OnlineHarvey, Botswana collaboration bears fruit  Mmegi Online

Netball: Singapore Invitational to replace Botswana at M1 Nations Cup - The Straits TimesNetball: Singapore Invitational to replace Botswana at M1 Nations Cup  The Straits Times

Botswana Braces for High Stakes Election Later This Month - VOA ZimbabweBotswana Braces for High Stakes Election Later This Month  VOA Zimbabwe

Botswana to Offer Free ARVs to Foreign Sex Workers - VOA NewsBotswana to Offer Free ARVs to Foreign Sex Workers  VOA News

Botswana Issues Elephant Hunting Licenses, First Since 2014 - VOA NewsBotswana Issues Elephant Hunting Licenses, First Since 2014  VOA News

People take part in Independence Day celebrations in Gaborone, Botswana - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaPeople take part in Independence Day celebrations in Gaborone, Botswana - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Prince Harry warns of environmental "emergency" as he visits Botswana and Meghan stays in Cape Town to visit women's groups - CBS NewsPrince Harry warns of environmental "emergency" as he visits Botswana and Meghan stays in Cape Town to visit women's groups  CBS News

NEWS ANALYSIS: Botswana president confident of poll victory as race gathers steam - Business DayNEWS ANALYSIS: Botswana president confident of poll victory as race gathers steam  Business Day

Kavango Resources commences drilling on KSZ in Botswana - Mining TechnologyKavango Resources commences drilling on KSZ in Botswana  Mining Technology

China builds fourth school in Botswana - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaChina builds fourth school in Botswana - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Botswana extends free HIV treatment to non-citizens - UNAIDSBotswana extends free HIV treatment to non-citizens  UNAIDS

She's Unlocking the Potential of Botswana's Land - OZYShe's Unlocking the Potential of Botswana's Land  OZY

AFRICAN UNION DEPLOYS OBSERVERS TO MONITOR UPCOMING BOTSWANA ELECTIONS - Black Star NewsAFRICAN UNION DEPLOYS OBSERVERS TO MONITOR UPCOMING BOTSWANA ELECTIONS  Black Star News

Strikingly colorful bird captures the eye in Botswana, the land of big game - Minneapolis Star TribuneStrikingly colorful bird captures the eye in Botswana, the land of big game  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Coca Cola vows P600m investment in Botswana - Mmegi OnlineCoca Cola vows P600m investment in Botswana  Mmegi Online

Egypt edge Botswana in a narrow 1-0 win in El-Badry's first game - KingFutEgypt edge Botswana in a narrow 1-0 win in El-Badry's first game  KingFut

Match Analysis: Botswana holds Egypt to one goal in boring friendly - KingFutMatch Analysis: Botswana holds Egypt to one goal in boring friendly  KingFut

Ralph Gardner Jr: Botswana Behind The Scenes - WAMCRalph Gardner Jr: Botswana Behind The Scenes  WAMC

Botswana players axed for drinking alcohol - BBC SportBotswana players axed for drinking alcohol  BBC Sport

With elections looming in Botswana and Mozambique, SADC watchdog must grow some teeth - Daily MaverickWith elections looming in Botswana and Mozambique, SADC watchdog must grow some teeth  Daily Maverick

'There's scope for better ties between Bangladesh and Botswana' - Dhaka Tribune'There's scope for better ties between Bangladesh and Botswana'  Dhaka Tribune

A Look Back at Queen Elizabeth, Prince William, and More Royals on Trips to Botswana - TownandCountrymag.comA Look Back at Queen Elizabeth, Prince William, and More Royals on Trips to Botswana  TownandCountrymag.com

Four nominees submit application for Botswana presidency: election body - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaFour nominees submit application for Botswana presidency: election body - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Two New Coal Plants Cancelled In Botswana - CleanTechnicaTwo New Coal Plants Cancelled In Botswana  CleanTechnica

Botswana poll campaign rhetorics anger gays - Journalducameroun.com - EnglishBotswana poll campaign rhetorics anger gays  Journalducameroun.com - English

Egypt team manager identifies most important thing from Botswana win - KingFutEgypt team manager identifies most important thing from Botswana win  KingFut

Prince Harry travels to Botswana for next leg of Africa tour - Reuters UKPrince Harry travels to Botswana for next leg of Africa tour  Reuters UK

GIEWS Country Brief: Botswana 27-September-2019 - Botswana - ReliefWebGIEWS Country Brief: Botswana 27-September-2019 - Botswana  ReliefWeb

Agro project to cut Botswana's imports - NamibianAgro project to cut Botswana's imports  Namibian

One giant leap for womankind - BloombergOne giant leap for womankind  Bloomberg

Athletics: Botswana's Amos withdraws with Achilles problem - ReutersAthletics: Botswana's Amos withdraws with Achilles problem  Reuters

3. Ragontse takes Botswana talent to Princeton - The Patriot On Sunday3. Ragontse takes Botswana talent to Princeton  The Patriot On Sunday

Kavango Resources set for drilling at KSZ in Botswana - Proactive Investors UKKavango Resources set for drilling at KSZ in Botswana  Proactive Investors UK

Prince Harry Continues Royal Tour in Botswana While Meghan Markle and Archie Stay in South Africa - PEOPLE.comPrince Harry Continues Royal Tour in Botswana While Meghan Markle and Archie Stay in South Africa  PEOPLE.com

Canadian miner finds rare blue diamond in Botswana mine - Financial PostCanadian miner finds rare blue diamond in Botswana mine  Financial Post

Botswana's economy expected to grow 4.3% in 2019 - CNBCAfrica.comBotswana's economy expected to grow 4.3% in 2019  CNBCAfrica.com

Botswana Begins Deportations of Refugees from Namibia - Botswana - ReliefWebBotswana Begins Deportations of Refugees from Namibia - Botswana  ReliefWeb

SA government congratulates Botswana on 58th independence anniversary - IOLSA government congratulates Botswana on 58th independence anniversary  IOL

De Beers keeps August sale policy for Botswana customers - Business DayDe Beers keeps August sale policy for Botswana customers  Business Day

Kibo and Shumba team up on Botswana coal projects - Business DayKibo and Shumba team up on Botswana coal projects  Business Day

Whose interests do Botswana's politicians represent? - The Patriot On SundayWhose interests do Botswana's politicians represent?  The Patriot On Sunday

Madison entrepreneurship program, CEOs of Tomorrow, takes 'life-changing' trip to Botswana - Madison.comMadison entrepreneurship program, CEOs of Tomorrow, takes 'life-changing' trip to Botswana  Madison.com

Botswana’s tight electoral contest presents unforeseen risks for Africa’s democracy poster child - The Africa ReportBotswana’s tight electoral contest presents unforeseen risks for Africa’s democracy poster child  The Africa Report

Harry in Botswana: Sussex Royal Visit - Royal CentralHarry in Botswana: Sussex Royal Visit  Royal Central

St. George's University, Grenada, Establishes New Alumni Association in Botswana - Business WireSt. George's University, Grenada, Establishes New Alumni Association in Botswana  Business Wire

Botswana: We Will Accept Results - Presidential Candidates - AllAfrica.comBotswana: We Will Accept Results - Presidential Candidates  AllAfrica.com

Botswana elections: Khama brothers on opposite sides - News24Botswana elections: Khama brothers on opposite sides  News24

Harry to meet young HIV activists in Botswana - Jersey Evening PostHarry to meet young HIV activists in Botswana  Jersey Evening Post

Only vultures prosper in parched Botswana | World - The TimesOnly vultures prosper in parched Botswana | World  The Times

'It's pretty special': Calgary naturalist in awe of Botswana elephant herd - CBC.ca'It's pretty special': Calgary naturalist in awe of Botswana elephant herd  CBC.ca

Kibo Energy reshuffles its deck of coal projects in Botswana - Proactive Investors UKKibo Energy reshuffles its deck of coal projects in Botswana  Proactive Investors UK

From Cape Town to Botswana, Angola and Malawi – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had an inspiring few days on the second leg of their royal tour - Channel 24From Cape Town to Botswana, Angola and Malawi – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had an inspiring few days on the second leg of their royal tour  Channel 24

EFA announce referee for Egypt-Botswana friendly - KingFutEFA announce referee for Egypt-Botswana friendly  KingFut

Agro-infrastructure project helps Botswana cut import: official - IOLAgro-infrastructure project helps Botswana cut import: official  IOL

Four candidates to run for Botswana president - EWNFour candidates to run for Botswana president  EWN

'The world's children are striking': Harry warns science is undeniable on climate change - ITV News'The world's children are striking': Harry warns science is undeniable on climate change  ITV News

See All the Best Photos of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Tour of Africa - TownandCountrymag.comSee All the Best Photos of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Tour of Africa  TownandCountrymag.com

The Monitor :: Cheating Allegations Soil Mrs Botswana - Mmegi OnlineThe Monitor :: Cheating Allegations Soil Mrs Botswana  Mmegi Online

Pageant dethrones Mrs Botswana Second princess - Mmegi OnlinePageant dethrones Mrs Botswana Second princess  Mmegi Online

Botswana: Zebras Lose to Pharaohs - AllAfrica.comBotswana: Zebras Lose to Pharaohs  AllAfrica.com

Zim heads Sadc poll observer mission to Botswana - The HeraldZim heads Sadc poll observer mission to Botswana  The Herald

In Pictures: Harry digs deep for Botswana tree planting - Jersey Evening PostIn Pictures: Harry digs deep for Botswana tree planting  Jersey Evening Post

Royal Tour 2019: A guide to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's South Africa itinerary - Telegraph.co.ukRoyal Tour 2019: A guide to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's South Africa itinerary  Telegraph.co.uk

Botswana's President Masisi backs out of presidential debate - Political Analysis South AfricaBotswana's President Masisi backs out of presidential debate  Political Analysis South Africa

Botswana's Global Competitiveness Index Improves - AllAfrica.comBotswana's Global Competitiveness Index Improves  AllAfrica.com

KGK Diamonds trains Botswana's young future jewellery makers - Mmegi OnlineKGK Diamonds trains Botswana's young future jewellery makers  Mmegi Online

Business - Botswana's mining production declines 8.7% in Q2 2019 - WeekendPostBusiness - Botswana's mining production declines 8.7% in Q2 2019  WeekendPost

Botswana's Reputation in Jeopardy - AllAfrica.comBotswana's Reputation in Jeopardy  AllAfrica.com

The Monitor :: Phirinyane Crowned Miss Botswana - Mmegi OnlineThe Monitor :: Phirinyane Crowned Miss Botswana  Mmegi Online

Botswana's clergy urges voters to cast ballots wisely at upcoming elections - Political Analysis South AfricaBotswana's clergy urges voters to cast ballots wisely at upcoming elections  Political Analysis South Africa

Consumer-service sectors expected to boost Botswana's economy - Fitch Solutions - WeekendPostConsumer-service sectors expected to boost Botswana's economy - Fitch Solutions  WeekendPost

Power Metal Resources highlights large nickel target in Botswana and Tanzania projects - Proactive Investors UKPower Metal Resources highlights large nickel target in Botswana and Tanzania projects  Proactive Investors UK

IMF study shows Botswana's quantum leap in 'banking the unbanked' - Mmegi OnlineIMF study shows Botswana's quantum leap in 'banking the unbanked'  Mmegi Online

SB Moyo to lead Botswana poll observer mission - The HeraldSB Moyo to lead Botswana poll observer mission  The Herald

Botswana, Vutomi sign mining contract with EDC for Marsfontein project - Mining TechnologyBotswana, Vutomi sign mining contract with EDC for Marsfontein project  Mining Technology

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa - The New York TimesA Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa  The New York Times

Botswana Ends Ban on Elephant Hunting - The New York TimesBotswana Ends Ban on Elephant Hunting  The New York Times

The battle of Botswana’s big men - The EconomistThe battle of Botswana’s big men  The Economist

First Group of Namibia Refugees Deported From Botswana - VOA NewsFirst Group of Namibia Refugees Deported From Botswana  VOA News

Botswana Issues Travel Warning Over South Africa Unrest - VOA NewsBotswana Issues Travel Warning Over South Africa Unrest  VOA News

'I hate elephants': Behind the backlash against Botswana's giants - The Washington Post'I hate elephants': Behind the backlash against Botswana's giants  The Washington Post

Poachers Are Invading Botswana, Last Refuge of African Elephants - The New York TimesPoachers Are Invading Botswana, Last Refuge of African Elephants  The New York Times

500 Vultures Killed in Botswana by Poachers’ Poison, Government Says - The New York Times500 Vultures Killed in Botswana by Poachers’ Poison, Government Says  The New York Times

Elephant poaching on the rise in Botswana - National GeographicElephant poaching on the rise in Botswana  National Geographic

Botswana has recognized the rights and dignity of LGBTQ people - World Economic ForumBotswana has recognized the rights and dignity of LGBTQ people  World Economic Forum

Botswana legalises elephant hunting and Zimbabwe gets ready to sell them. Internet is divided - India TodayBotswana legalises elephant hunting and Zimbabwe gets ready to sell them. Internet is divided  India Today