Botswana

Flag of BotswanaBotswana /bɒtswɑːnə/, officially the Republic of Botswana (Tswana: Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. The citizens refer to themselves as "Batswana" (singular: Motswana). Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. It has held uninterrupted democratic elections since independence.
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03/23/2017 - 13:46
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[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The country's IAAF World...
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[Botswana Daily News] Ghanzi -Ghanzi-based Bokamoso Education Trust (...
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03/21/2017 - 16:25
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03/21/2017 - 12:57
The president will be replaced by his deputy Mokgweetsi Masisi.
03/21/2017 - 11:47
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Defending champions, Barileng...
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[Botswana Daily News] Maun -North West District authorities are...
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[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama...
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