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CONTAINER INFORMATION

Abbreviation

BWA

Website

Botswana

Established

9/30/1966

Discontinued

 

Last Modified

5/19/2010


Institutions

Botswana Executive

Parliament

Botswana National Assembly

Party Leadership

Botswana Alliance Movement

Botswana Congress Party

Botswana Democratic Party

Botswana National Front

District

Central District

Ghanzi District

Kgalagadi District

Kgatleng District

Kweneng District

North-East District

North-West District

South-East District

Southern District


DESCRIPTION

Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. The economy, one of the most robust on the continent, is dominated by diamond mining.


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6/28/2013 12:00 pm

News

Botswana auctions diamonds at home

IndyGeorgia

2/27/2005 6:30 am

News

Beauty pageant fights HIV stigma

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