May 062014
 
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 [...]

Botswana National Day

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Sep 302013
 

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 [...]

Jul 152013
 

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 [...]

May 032013
 

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 [...]

Jan 062013
 
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. [...]

Dec 052012
 
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 [...]

Jul 062010
 

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