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Botswana

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Location: Southern Africa, north of South Africa
Capital: Gaborone
Population: 1,882,000
Independence Day: 30 September 1966 (from UK)
Date Joined: 1966
Currency: Pula (BWP)
Total Area: 600,370 sq km
Languages: English (official), Setswana
Head of the Government: President HE Mokgweetsi Masisi (since 1 April 2018)
Web site: http://www.gov.bw
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Botswana aiming to host 2022 Youth Olympic Games

Botswana officials are optimistic that Gaborone can host a successful 2022 Youth Olympic Games.

News Source:iol.co.za
News Type:News Published date: 12-May-2018
  

Namibian refugees in Botswana given two months return home

Over 900 Namibian refugees living in Botswana have been given two months to return home, local media confirmed.

News Source:nation.co.ke
News Type:News Published date: 04-May-2018
  

28 Athletes To Represent Botswana In The Commonwealth Games

28 Athletes To Represent Botswana In The Commonwealth Games A total of 28 athletes from five sporting codes will represent Botswana at the coming Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast Australia from April 4 -15.

News Source:botswanayouth
News Type:News Published date: 02-April-2018
  

Significant milestones for Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert race

In the five years since Jwaneng became the host town of the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, the biggest sporting and social event of the year in the country, a number of significant changes have taken place in what is this year the third round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

News Source:wheels24.co.za
News Type:News Published date: 15-May-2018
  

You Won’t Believe the Size of Botswana’s Salt Flats

In Deception Valley, giant salt flats the size of Portugal are a major boon to the Botswanan economy. Today, Botswana relies heavily on extracting, manufacturing and exporting mineral commodities, such as soda ash.

News Source:smithsonianmag.com
News Type:News Published date: 01-May-2018
  
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