Botswana

Botswana : Africa in Pictures

Some photographs of Botswana

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Armoured Vehicle Africa Forum Gaborone

Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Gabon and Zambia’s Defence Forces to gather in Gaborone for African armoured vehicle community’s premier forum.     African modernisation programmes and procurement initiatives are collectively valued at up to $20bn over the next decade for armoured and tactical vehicles. Armoured Vehicles Africa will offer an unrivalled opportunity to engage with the […]

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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Botswana

GABORONE, Botswana, May 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Lamin Leigh visited Gaborone during April 22-May 2 to conduct the 2014 Article IV Consultation discussions with Botswana. The mission’s work focused on reviewing recent economic developments and prospects and policies to ensure continued macroeconomic stability and […]

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Botswana National Day

WASHINGTON, September 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC September 29, 2013   On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm wishes to the people of Botswana on the 47th anniversary of your independence on September 30.   Our close […]

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Statement at the end of an IMF Mission to Botswana

GABORONE, Botswana, July 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Lamin Leigh visited Gaborone during June 28-July11 to conduct the 2013 Article IV Consultation discussions with Botswana. The mission’s work focused on reviewing recent economic developments and prospects and policies to ensure continued macroeconomic stability and growth. The […]

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IOM Backs Efforts to Reduce Malaria among Migrants in Southern Africa

Malaria control and elimination GENEVA, Switzerland, May 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM this week organized a meeting in Geneva on “Population Mobility & Health for All: Malaria Control and Elimination in Southern Africa Challenges and Opportunities.” The event, which coincided with the 66th World Health Assembly, was attended by senior Ministry of Health […]

Categories: AFRICA, African Press Organization, Angola, Botswana, HEALTH, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe

IFC Support for Country Bird’s Expansion Encourages Agribusiness, Employment in Southern Africa

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a convertible loan of $25 million to support poultry producer Country Bird’s expansion in Africa. IFC’s investment will allow Country Bird to increase production and operations; encouraging a thriving agribusiness enterprise and creating employment opportunities in Southern […]

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Africa IMF Reports : Botswana 2012

IMF Reports for Botswana 2012 Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Botswana http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pn/2012/pn1291.htm Country Report No. 12/235: Botswana: Selected Issues http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/longres.aspx?sk=26167.0  Country Report No. 12/234: Botswana: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/longres.aspx?sk=26166.0 All info collated from imf.org From Wikipedia: The Republic of Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. […]

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Botswana, Uganda intangible heritage : traditional dances and crafts added to UN list

FIGHTING CULTURAL EXTINCTION, TRADITIONAL DANCES AND CRAFTS ADDED TO UN LIST OF INTANGIBLE HERITAGE Intangible heritage : Pottery-making in Botswana, Indonesian handicrafts, traditional Kyrgyz carpet-threading, and the music and dance of the Busoga people of Uganda are the new elements added today to the United Nations-endorsed list of the world’s intangible cultural heritage – part […]

Categories: AFRICA, Botswana, CULTURE, HISTORY, Uganda

Zambia, Botswana : Language policy in two African situations

I found an interesting article by Wim van Binsbergen which contrasts the ethnic aspects of the language situation in Zambia and Botswana.

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Africa IMF Reports : Botswana 2011

Link to IMF reports for Botswana 2011

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Africa : Improving Farmer Livelihoods and Wildlife Conservation

There are innovative ways of protecting agriculture and surrounding wildlife.

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