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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04/28/2017 - 12:01
GABORONE, April 28 (Reuters) - Botswana's central bank left its...
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04/28/2017 - 09:17
[Botswana Daily News] Ghanzi -The veterinary department on Tuesday...
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[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -National Stadium rubber track is...
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[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The new UNDP resident coordinator, Ms...
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04/28/2017 - 09:23
[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -The Ombudsman, Mr Augustine...
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04/28/2017 - 09:18
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Team Botswana arrived from Bahamas on...
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[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Ovambanderu leaders in Namibia and...
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[Botswana Daily News] Xhaxhaba -A 34-year-old woman of Xhaxhaba in...
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[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -The Southern Region Football Association...
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[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana supports the United Nations...
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04/26/2017 - 19:24
GABORONE, April 26 (Reuters) - Botswana's government on Wednesday...
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04/26/2017 - 17:34

The Botswana government has awarded six new prospecting licenses...

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04/26/2017 - 15:41

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday said he hopes Botswana...

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04/26/2017 - 13:40
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04/26/2017 - 09:03
[AIM] Gaberone -Mozambique and Botswana could cooperate in the mining...
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[AIM] Gaberone -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday said he...
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