A republic in southern Africa, between NAMIBIA and ZAMBIA. It was formerly called Bechuanaland. Its capital is Gaborone. The Kalahari Desert is in the west and southwest.
A kingdom in southern Africa, west of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Mbabane. The area was settled by the Swazi branch of the Zulu nation in the early 1880's, with its independence guaranteed by the British and Transvaal governments in 1881 and 1884. With limited self-government introduced in 1962, it became independent in 1968. Swazi is the Zulu name for the people who call themselves Swati, from Mswati, the name of a 16th century king, from a word meaning stick or rod. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1170 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p527)
A republic in southern Africa, south of ANGOLA and west of BOTSWANA. Its capital is Windhoek.
The geographical area of Africa comprising ANGOLA; BOTSWANA; LESOTHO; MALAWI; MOZAMBIQUE; NAMIBIA; SOUTH AFRICA; SWAZILAND; ZAMBIA; and ZIMBABWE.
Travel to another country for the purpose of medical treatment.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Aspects of health and disease related to travel.
An acute infectious disease primarily of the tropics, caused by a virus and transmitted to man by mosquitoes of the genera Aedes and Haemagogus. The severe form is characterized by fever, HEMOLYTIC JAUNDICE, and renal damage.
The type species of the FLAVIVIRUS genus. Principal vector transmission to humans is by AEDES spp. mosquitoes.
The state of the ATMOSPHERE over minutes to months.
The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A vertical distance measured from a known level on the surface of a planet or other celestial body.
Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
A complex body of social, cultural, and religious beliefs and practices evolved in and largely confined to the Indian subcontinent and marked by a caste system, an outlook tending to view all forms and theories as aspects of one eternal being and truth, and the practice of the way of works, the way of knowledge, or the way of devotion as a means of release from the round of rebirths. (From Webster, 3d ed)
The motion of air relative to the earth's surface.
Water particles that fall from the ATMOSPHERE.
The atmospheric properties, characteristics and other atmospheric phenomena especially pertaining to WEATHER or CLIMATE.
Agents of the law charged with the responsibility of maintaining and enforcing law and order among the citizenry.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
The study of the development of an organism during the embryonic and fetal stages of life.
Arthropods of the class ARACHNIDA, order Araneae. Except for mites and ticks, spiders constitute the largest order of arachnids, with approximately 37,000 species having been described. The majority of spiders are harmless, although some species can be regarded as moderately harmful since their bites can lead to quite severe local symptoms. (From Barnes, Invertebrate Zoology, 5th ed, p508; Smith, Insects and Other Arthropods of Medical Importance, 1973, pp424-430)
The state of not being engaged in a gainful occupation.
Diamond. A crystalline form of carbon that occurs as hard, colorless or tinted isomeric crystals. It is used as a precious stone, for cutting glass, and as bearings for delicate mechanisms. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
Frozen water crystals that fall from the ATMOSPHERE.
The geographical area of Africa comprising CAMEROON; CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC; CHAD; CONGO; EQUATORIAL GUINEA; GABON; and DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO.
Consideration and concern for others, as opposed to self-love or egoism, which can be a motivating influence.
The geographical area of Africa comprising BENIN; BURKINA FASO; COTE D'IVOIRE; GAMBIA; GHANA; GUINEA; GUINEA-BISSAU; LIBERIA; MALI; MAURITANIA; NIGER; NIGERIA; SENEGAL; SIERRA LEONE; and TOGO.
A republic in west equatorial Africa, south of CAMEROON and west of the CONGO. Its capital is Libreville.
A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.

Molecular cloning and phylogenetic analysis of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtype C: a set of 23 full-length clones from Botswana. (1/208)

To better understand the virological aspect of the expanding AIDS epidemic in southern Africa, a set of 23 near-full-length clones of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) representing eight AIDS patients from Botswana were sequenced and analyzed phylogenetically. All study viruses from Botswana belonged to HIV-1 subtype C. The interpatient diversity of the clones from Botswana was higher than among full-length isolates of subtype B or among a set of full-length HIV-1 genomes of subtype C from India (mean value of 9. 1% versus 6.5 and 4.3%, respectively; P < 0.0001 for both comparisons). Similar results were observed in all genes across the entire viral genome. We suggest that the high level of HIV-1 diversity might be a typical feature of the subtype C epidemic in southern Africa. The reason or reasons for this diversity are unclear, but may include an altered replication efficiency of HIV-1 subtype C and/or the multiple introduction of different subtype C viruses.  (+info)

Elevated tumor necrosis factor-alpha activation of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtype C in Southern Africa is associated with an NF-kappaB enhancer gain-of-function. (2/208)

The human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) epidemic within southern Africa is predominantly associated with the HIV-1C subtype. Functional analysis of the enhancer region within the long terminal repeat (LTR) indicates that HIV-1C isolates have >/=3 NF-kappaB binding sites, unlike other subtypes, which have only 1 or 2 sites. A correlation was shown between NF-kappaB enhancer configuration and responsiveness to the proinflammatory cytokine tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha within the context of naturally occurring subtype LTRs, subtype-specific NF-kappaB enhancer regions cloned upstream of an isogenic HXB2 core promoter or a heterologous SV40 minimal promoter, and full-genome subtype clones. In all cases, TNF-alpha activation was correlated with the subtype configuration of the NF-kappaB enhancer. Whether the naturally occurring gain-of-function in the NF-kappaB enhancer of HIV-1C observed in this study can provide a selective advantage for the virus in vivo remains to be determined and warrants further study.  (+info)

Morbidity and health care utilisation among elderly people in Mmankgodi village, Botswana. (3/208)

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the health status among the elderly in a village in Botswana and their pattern of health care utilisation. DESIGN: A descriptive study where all persons 60 years and older were invited to participate, including a medical examination, laboratory testing and a questionnaire aiming at gathering sociodemographic data. SETTING: Mmankgodi village of Botswana. SUBJECTS: 419 persons were identified as elderly in the village, out of which 337 were included. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The general medical examination also included eye status, vision and hearing tests, nutritional status, blood pressure and registering of physical disabilities. Laboratory tests included haemoglobin, blood glucose, HIV antibodies and serum lipids. The questionnaire contained questions regarding family and civil status, self assessed general health, health problems experienced during the previous month, and health care utilisation. Questions also pertained to smoking, taking snuff, and alcohol consumption. RESULTS: A majority (75%) of the elderly experienced good or only somewhat reduced health, while one quarter suffered more serious health problems. The most frequent health problems were related to the musculoskeletal system. Eye diseases, including cataract and blindness, were also common. The concentration of serum lipids is lower than the one found in the elderly population of Norway. Nutritional status indicated a relatively high prevalence (7%) of malnutrition. The majority of men were still married (87%), while most women were widowed (71%). Women reported more health problems than men, and they also reported more worries regarding their own life situation. There is a tendency for the elderly to seek assistance from the established clinics and other health facilities for their health problems. Worries are either kept to themselves or advice is sought from relatives. Traditional healers were not often consulted for health problems or worries. CONCLUSIONS: Major health problems were identified among the elderly in this geographical area of Botswana. There is presently no health programme in Botswana aimed at the elderly. Some of the diseases and conditions found in this study could easily be identified and treated in the present health system through a health care programme.  (+info)

Microscopic identification of asbestos fibres associated with African clay crafts manufacture. (4/208)

The use of asbestos in manufacturing is a world-wide phenomenon, not just confined to the developed world. The activity described below shows that there are similar problems in the third world which need to be tackled. A sample of white fibrous material used in pot making by women in a village of Botswana was provided for analysis. The identification of fibres was carried out using established analytical and vibrational microspectroscopic methods. The occupational hygiene implications and the measures which may need to be taken in order to improve the safety of the pot making process are discussed in this article.  (+info)

Characterization of strains of Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides small colony type isolated from recent outbreaks of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia in Botswana and Tanzania: evidence for a new biotype. (5/208)

Four strains of Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides small colony type (MmmSC) isolated from recent outbreaks of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) in Africa have been investigated. One Botswanan strain, M375, displayed numerous and significant phenotypic differences from both contemporary field isolates and older field and vaccine strains (African, Australian, and European strains dating back to 1936). Differences include altered morphology, reduced capsular polysaccharide production, high sensitivity to MmmSC rabbit hyperimmune antisera in vitro, and unique polymorphisms following immunoblotting. While insertion sequence analysis using IS1634 clearly indicates a close evolutionary relationship to west African strains, hybridization with IS1296 shows the absence of a band present in all other strains of MmmSC examined. The data suggest that a deletion has occurred in strain M375, which may explain its altered phenotype, including poor growth in vitro and a relative inability to cause septicemia in mice. These characteristics are also exhibited by Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae (causal agent of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia [CCPP]), against which M375 antiserum exhibited some activity in vitro (unique among the various MmmSC antisera tested). These findings may have evolutionary implications, since CCPP is believed to be lung specific and without a septicemic phase (unlike CBPP). Since M375 was isolated from a clinical case of CBPP, this novel biotype may be fairly widespread but not normally isolated due to difficulty of culture and/or a potentially altered disease syndrome. Bovine convalescent antisera (obtained from contemporary naturally infected cattle in Botswana) were active against strain M375 in an in vitro growth inhibition test but not against any other strains of MmmSC tested. There exists the possibility therefore, that strain M375 may possess a set of protective antigens different from those of other strains of MmmSC (including vaccine strains). These findings have implications for the control of the current CBPP epidemic in Africa.  (+info)

Molecular cloning and biological characterization of full-length HIV-1 subtype C from Botswana. (6/208)

Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) subtype C is now responsible for more than half of all HIV-1 infections in the global epidemic and for the high levels of HIV-1 prevalence in southern Africa. To facilitate studies of the biological nature and the underlying molecular determinants of this virus, we constructed eight full-length proviral clones from two asymptomatic and three AIDS patients infected with HIV-1 subtype C from Botswana. Analysis of viral lysates showed that Gag, Pol, and Env structural proteins were present in the virions. In four clones, the analysis suggested inefficient envelope glycoprotein processing. Nucleotide sequence analysis of the eight clones did not reveal frameshifts, deletions, premature truncations, or translational stop codons in any structural, regulatory, or accessory genes. None of the subtype C clones were replication competent in donor peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), macrophages, Jurkat(tat) cells, or U87. CD4.CCR5 cells. However, infection by two clones could be rescued by complementation with a functional subtype C envelope clone, resulting in a productive infection of PBMCs, macrophages, and U87. CD4.CCR5 cells.  (+info)

Molecular and conventional epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Botswana: a population-based prospective study of 301 pulmonary tuberculosis patients. (7/208)

Little is known about patterns of tuberculosis (TB) transmission among populations in developing countries with high rates of TB and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. To examine patterns of TB transmission in such a setting, we performed a population-based DNA fingerprinting study among TB patients in Botswana. Between January 1997 and July 1998, TB patients from four communities in Botswana were interviewed and offered HIV testing. Their Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates underwent DNA fingerprinting using IS6110 restriction fragment length polymorphism, and those with matching fingerprints were reinterviewed. DNA fingerprints with >5 bands were considered clustered if they were either identical or differed by at most one band, while DNA fingerprints with < or =5 bands were considered clustered only if they were identical. TB isolates of 125 (42%) of the 301 patients with completed interviews and DNA fingerprints fell into 20 different clusters of 2 to 16 patients. HIV status was not associated with clustering. Prior imprisonment was the only statistically significant risk factor for clustering (risk ratio, 1.5; 95% confidence interval, 1.1 to 2.0). In three communities where the majority of eligible patients were enrolled, 26 (11%) of 243 patients overall and 26 (25%) of 104 clustered patients shared both a DNA fingerprint and strong antecedent epidemiologic link. Most of the increasing TB burden in Botswana may be attributable to reactivation of latent infection, but steps should be taken to control ongoing transmission in congregate settings. DNA fingerprinting helps determine loci of TB transmission in the community.  (+info)

Shigella and Salmonella strains isolated from children under 5 years in Gaborone, Botswana, and their antibiotic susceptibility patterns. (8/208)

We isolated Shigella from 43/221 (21%) and Salmonella 8/221 (3%) rectal swabs from children under 5 years with diarrhoea, and found Shigella in two of 100 specimens from children without diarrhoea. Sh. boydii (13%) was the most prevalent Shigella species followed by Sh. flexneri (6%) and Sh. sonnei (2%). The prevalence of various types of Sh. boydii was type 7, 5%; type 9, 3%; type 12 and 16, 2%; and type 18, 1%. Other Shigella serotypes encountered were Sh. flexneri type 6 (4%), type 4 (2%), with Sh. sonnei phase II isolated from 2% of the specimens. The Salmonella species were S. typhimurium and S. paratyphi. The high rate of isolation of Shigella species from children with diarrhoea is indicative of a definite role of this enteropathogen in causing endemic diarrhoea in Gaborone, Botswana. Antibiograms of the predominant isolates showed that most Shigella species were resistant to ampicillin but susceptible to chloramphenicol, and with the exception of Sh. flexneri type 6, also susceptible to gentamicin. The Salmonella species were susceptible to chloramphenicol, collistin-sulphate, gentamicin, cotrimoxazole, and ampicillin.  (+info)

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Background: Novel HIV prevention approaches are urgently needed in Botswana and elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa. Although adult male circumcision (MC) has been shown to reduce the heterosexual acquisition of HIV by men by about 60%, MC in infancy is optimal for its relative ease, lower cost and low rate of complications. We have conducted focus groups and semi-structured interviews that suggest neonatal MC (, 28 days of life) would be an acceptable public HIV prevention strategy in Botswana. The government of Botswana is committed to scaling up MC services in the immediate future and they plan to include neonates. Understanding decision-making around infant MC will be essential to maximize the effectiveness of this HIV prevention strategy.. Specific Aims: The investigators propose to: 1) determine the acceptability and actual uptake of neonatal MC in southeastern Botswana and identify barriers to uptake; 2) ascertain the feasibility and safety of neonatal MC in Botswana; 3) Estimate what, if ...
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She called out racist comments on her Instagram criticizing her appearance. Stevens is of Sudanese descent. The remarks included: Akala ko engkanto (I thought she was a mythical creature), and Hindi naman sa hinuhusgahan ko siya pero natatakot ako, promise. Parang hindi siya tao. (Im not judging her, but Im terrified. ItsIts like shes not a human being.). Miss Global Botswana Bhargava told Weekendlife that she was born and brought up in Francistown, 19-years ago. She started her primary school in John Mackenzie and did her A-levels in Francistown, where she served as Deputy Head girl.. Her parents, she said, moved to Botswana from India in 1988. Technically, they have been in Botswana for 33 years. That then means they are Batswana by citizenship. According to data from the Ministry of Nationality, Immigration, and Gender Affairs, for a citizen of another country to qualify for Botswana citizenship, that person must satisfy few conditions.. The applicant has been resident in Botswana ...
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During 2008, a feasibility analysis study for setting-up eco-certification for Botswana was completed, and it recommended that Botswana develop a country specific eco-certification system. This study also recommended that Botswana was ready for the certification system. In this regard, in 2009 Botswana Tourism developed ecotourism standards and associated documentation for implementation of the Botswana Ecotourism Certification System. ( click here to link to the feasibility study ).. ...
It is essential for visitors to remote areas of Botswana to have a comprehensive medical insurance policy, to provide coverage for the treatment of serious illnesses/accidents, and if required, medical evacuation. Personal effects insurance is also advisable.. Check that your insurance policy will be accepted by service providers in Botswana. Ensure that you are treated by licensed medical personnel to enable you to provide your insurance company with appropriate documentation and receipts.. Reasonably priced medical services are available at government clinics and hospitals throughout the country. Private medical practitioners are available in the cities and major towns, such as Gaborone, Francistown and Maun.. Gaborone Private Hospital is the largest private hospital in Botswana. The hospital requires medical coverage, or cash payment in advance where medical coverage is not available.. ...
Gaborone, Botswana, 16 May 2012 Household survey data shows that stunting among under-five year-olds is twice as high among children in the poorest households than those in the richest. Stunting is a strong indicator of inadequate child growth and development, reflecting chronic lack of nutrition, care and general health. National household surveys are routinely conducted by Central Statistics Office Botswana and they track progress against basic nutrition indicators. In recent years, these have included the Multiple Indicator Cluster/ Botswana Family Health Survey (BFHS) series, generating data for 2000 and 2007 (CSO, 2001 and 2009). While the survey reports have valuable national data on child nutrition indicators, they rarely disaggregate indicators to facilitate a full appreciation of the distribution of child nutrition indicators across various socio-demographic factors and geographic areas. In order to make greater use of the survey data, the Government of Botswana with support from ...
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Botswana has maintained one of the worlds highest growth rates since independence in 1966. Through fiscal discipline and sound management, Botswana has transformed itself from one of the poorest countries in the world to a middle-income country with a per capita GDP of $7,800 in 2001. Two major investment services rank Botswana as the best credit risk in Africa. Diamond mining has fueled much of expansion and currently accounts for more than one-third of GDP and for four-fifths of export earnings. Tourism, subsistence farming, and cattle raising are other key sectors. On the downside, the government must deal with high rates of unemployment and poverty. Unemployment officially is 21%, but unofficial estimates place it closer to 40%. HIV/AIDS infection rates are the highest in the world and threaten Botswanas impressive economic gains ...
Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis Fannon, Australias Ambassador to the United States Arthur Sinodinos, Botswanas Minister of Mineral Resources and Green Technology Lefoko Moagi, Canadas Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Shawn Tupper, and Perus Vice Minister of Mines and Energy Jaime Galvez Delgado, and Vice Minister of Foreign Relations Manuel Talavera Espinar signed the Energy Resource Governance Initiative (ERGI) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, officially welcoming Botswana and Peru as founding partners. Australia, Botswana, Canada, Peru, and the United States recognize the increasing global demand for critical energy minerals in the coming years, and the MoU puts forth the essential framework for cooperation to effectively meet the demand.. The Energy Resource Governance Initiative (ERGI) promotes sound mining sector governance and resilient energy mineral supply chains. This initiative brings countries together to advance governance ...
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In Botswana, conservationists fear that the pesticide used by the government to prevent birds from ravaging commercial crops might kill other species. Officials are using aerial sprays to target breeding places of the quelea in Panadamatenga in northern Botswana, where there have been reports of birds destroying 20 tons of corn a day.. Keddy Mooketsa, Birdlife Botswana project manager, said the quelea, which gather together in flocks, were causing trouble as they breed quickly, but the environmentally safer controls like bush burning should be used.. That area is a breeding site for the white-backed vultures which can feed on the dead birds. The Kori bustard also is found there and it feeds on insects which would not escape the chemical.. The worlds heaviest flying bird is the Kori bustard, with males weighing close to 44 pounds, and Birdlife Botswana lists it to be a conversation concern. The bird is classified as a vulture with a distinct white back and is listed as near threatened by the ...
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Botswana has the third highest prevalence of blindness and visual impairment in Africa, yet the highest resource per capita for eye care. An estimated one in ten school children in the country have an eye health or vision problems.. By 2020 the programme aims to have screened over 500,000 school children and nearly 26,000 teachers. Its anticipated that 32,000 of those screened will require glasses, and 20,000 will be referred for other services including surgery and medication to treat other eye conditions... Not only will the programme support the educational needs of children across Botswana, economic analysis indicates that Botswana could gain $1.3bn over the lifetime of the children screened through improved productivity and reduced long-term health care costs.. An event to celebrate the progress being made to eliminate avoidable visual impairment in an entire generation of school children was hosted by the British High Commission in Gaborone on 19 October. It was attended by ...
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She called out racist comments on her Instagram criticizing her appearance. Stevens is of Sudanese descent. The remarks included: Akala ko engkanto (I thought she was a mythical creature), and Hindi naman sa hinuhusgahan ko siya pero natatakot ako, promise. Parang hindi siya tao. (Im not judging her, but Im terrified. ItsIts like shes not a human being.). Miss Global Botswana Bhargava told Weekendlife that she was born and brought up in Francistown, 19-years ago. She started her primary school in John Mackenzie and did her A-levels in Francistown, where she served as Deputy Head girl.. Her parents, she said, moved to Botswana from India in 1988. Technically, they have been in Botswana for 33 years. That then means they are Batswana by citizenship. According to data from the Ministry of Nationality, Immigration, and Gender Affairs, for a citizen of another country to qualify for Botswana citizenship, that person must satisfy few conditions.. The applicant has been resident in Botswana ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Neurobehavioral effects in HIV-Positive individuals receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Gaborone, Botswana. AU - Lawler, Kathy. AU - Jeremiah, Kealeboga. AU - Mosepele, Mosepele. AU - Ratcliffe, Sarah J.. AU - Cherry, Catherine. AU - Seloilwe, Esther. AU - Steenhoff, Andrew P.. PY - 2011/2/18. Y1 - 2011/2/18. N2 - Objective: To explore the prevalence and features of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HANDS) in Botswana, a sub-Saharan country at the center of the HIV epidemic. Design and Methods: A cross sectional study of 60 HIV-positive individuals, all receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), and 80 demographically matched HIV-seronegative control subjects. We administered a comprehensive neuropsychological test battery and structured psychiatric interview. The lowest 10th percentile of results achieved by control subjects was used to define the lower limit of normal performance on cognitive measures. Subjects who scored abnormal on ...
Tlokweng is a village located directly adjacent to the capital of Botswana, Gaborone, in the South-East District. It can be considered part of the conurbation of Gaborone. Tlokweng stands on the other side of the river, and is on the road to the border with South Africa, the border post being just 15 km to the east. The population was 35,982 at the 2011 census. It is now part of Gaborone agglomeration, home to 421,907 inhabitants at the 2011 census. The tribe originating from Tlokweng is referred to as Batlokwa. Many people from across Botswana have come to seek permanent and sometimes temporary settlement in Tlokweng because of its proximity to the capital city where most jobs are. Tlokweng is associated with a main character in The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series of novels by Alexander McCall Smith. The protagonist, Mma Precious Ramotswe, marries Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, born and raised in Tlokweng. J.L.B. Matekoni is the proprietor of a garage in Gaborone named Tlokweng Road Speedy ...
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The beef industry in southern Africa has been a stalwart of economic development, but new conditions of trade, market access and disease dynamics, particularly of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), mean a major rethink is required. Our research addresses key policy options to allow southern Africa to benefit from the global livestock revolution. It explores what options exist for trade, given changes in demand patterns, global competition and market access conditions, and asks who are the winners and losers of different scenarios for the future.. Botswana has always placed considerable emphasis on cattle production. Livestock production is the major agricultural activity in Botswana, which is one of the few countries in the SADC region to achieve the standards of production and health required to market beef to the EU.. One of Botswanas most important achievements has been the successful control of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), relying on cordon fences to separate cattle from the countrys rich ...
Data from the 2008 Botswana AIDS Impact Survey III (2008 BAIS III) were used to explore the determinants of HIV infection risk in Botswana. It was found that place of residence, age, gender, education, marital status, type of relationship with a sexual partner, male circumcision, religion and sexual behaviour might be significant determinants of HIV infection risk in Botswana. Education seems to be a major determinant. The policy implication is that education should be emphasized in order to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Rural development is also essential.. ...
Botswana has a high burden of cervical cancer due to a limited screening program and high HIV prevalence. About 60% of the cervical cancer patients are HIV positive; most present with advanced cervical disease. Through initiatives by the Botswana Ministry of Health and various strategic partnerships, strides have been made in treatment of pre-invasive and invasive cancer. The See and Treat program for cervical cancer is expanding throughout the country. Starting in 2015, school-going girls will be vaccinated against HPV. In regards to treatment of invasive cancer, a multidisciplinary clinic has been initiated at the main oncology hospital to streamline care. However, challenges remain such as delays in treatment, lack of trained human personnel, limited follow-up care, and little patient education. Despite improvements in the care of pre-invasive and invasive cervical cancer patients, for declines in cervical cancer-related morbidity and mortality to be achieved, Botswana needs to continue to invest in
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a major global health problem especially in sub-Saharan Africa and in East Asia. Ten hepatitis B virus genotypes have been described that differ by geographic distribution, disease progression, and response to treatment. Escape mutations within the surface open reading frame (ORF) affect HBV antigenicity leading to failures in diagnosis, vaccine and hepatitis B immunoglobulin therapy. However, the molecular characteristics of HBV in Botswana, a highly endemic country, are unknown. We describe the molecular characteristics of HBV and prevalence of escape mutants among HIV/HBV coinfected individuals Botswana. DNA was extracted from archived plasma samples from 81 HIV/HBV co-infected participants from various clinical studies at the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership. A 415 base pair (bp) fragment of the polymerase gene was amplified by semi-nested PCR. In a subset of samples, a 2100 bp fragment was amplified. The PCR product was genotyped using Big Dye sequencing
With its mix of national parks and private game reserves, Botswana offers visitors a range of experiences, from the Makgadikgadi salt pans (part of which is protected as Makgadikgadi Pans National Park) to the water-rich Okavango Delta.. , When to Go:. The salt pans are at their most evocative, with mirage-like conditions, in the dry season from June to September.. Rains begin in mid-November and stay into March, flooding the pans and hydrating nutritious grasses that attract thousands of zebras from Namibia, a 300-mile round-trip considered the longest of zebra migrations.. , What to Know:. Travelers to Botswana need a valid passport; currently visitors from the United States dont need a visa.. Along with other African nations, Botswana is subject to malaria and other tropical diseases. For health precautions and travel updates, visit the U.S. State Department website.. First-time visitors should consider traveling with a safari outfitter; outfitters organize travel arrangements and tailor ...
On Tuesday 11 June 2019, civil rights activists and the LGBTIQ community in Botswana celebrated an essential step towards improved gay rights as Botswanas High Court ruled against criminalising same-sex relations (Repeal164). Not only is this a crucial milestone in the fight for equal rights, it also paves a path for new opportunities in the HIV/AIDS response. This decision helps reduce stigma against the gay community and makes AIDS prevention and treatment accessible within this key population. LEGABIDO and partners LEGABIBO, partner of COC and MPact in Bridging the Gaps, was a key influencer in this Courts proceedings. The organisation, founded in 1998 with the purpose to fight for the rights and well-being of the LGBTIQ community, presented their expert evidence and educated the Court on the negative impacts of institutionalised violations of human rights against the gay community. It argued that the values of Botswanas society were no longer represented in the governments outdated ...
The Botswana governments National Conservation Strategy and Tourism Policy was created to promote tourism while protecting wildlife areas. Citizens of the United States, South Africa, British Commonwealth countries, and most Western European countries do not need visas for stays of less than 91 days. Passports are required for travel in the country. Proof of yellow fever and cholera immunizations are required of tourists from infected areas.[1] The World Economic Forum report on Travel and Tourism Global Competitiveness ranked Botswana 88 out of 141 countries in its 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index. The same report praised Botswanas attractions, and the low rating was due to challenges confronting tourists, including lack of access to modern technologies, poor roads and communications.[2] ...
THE Dalai Lama says he is canceling his planned visit to Botswana due to exhaustion.. A statement on the website of the Tibetan spiritual leader says he has written to the president of the southern African nation expressing profound regret. The 82-year-old had been expected to visit on Tuesday.. Chinas government, which has been known to pressure countries against hosting the Dalai Lama, had warned against the Botswana visit. The Dalai Lamas statement says he thanked Botswanas president and government for their unwavering principled stand to welcome him to their country, despite overwhelming pressure not to do so.. Neighboring South Africa in the past has denied the Dalai Lama a visa to visit.. Beijing accuses the Dalai Lama of seeking to separate Tibet from China, which he denies. He fled from Tibet after a failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule.. China doesnt recognize the Tibetan government-in-exile and hasnt held any dialogue with the representatives of the Dalai Lama since ...
RAJESWARAN, Lakshmi and EHLERS, Valerie J.. Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation challenges in selected Botswana hospitals: Nurse managers views. Health SA Gesondheid (Online) [online]. 2013, vol.18, n.1, pp.1-8. ISSN 2071-9736.. Road traffic accident victims, as well as persons experiencing cardiac and other medical emergencies, might lose their lives due to the non-availability of trained personnel to provide effective cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with functional equipment and adequate resources. The objectives of the study were to identify unit managers perceptions about challenges encountered when performing CPR interventions in the two referral public hospitals in Botswana. These results could be used to recommend more effective CPR strategies for Botswanas hospitals. Interviews, comprising two quantitative sections with closed ended questions and one qualitative section with semi-structured questions, were conducted with 22 unit managers. The quantitative data indicated that all unit ...
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) - Coal mining and trading company Minergy on Thursday reported both a quantity and quality boost to its Masama coal project in Botswana.. The company, headed by CEO Andre Bojé, plans to build an opencast coal mine at Masama with the potential to produce 2.4-million tonnes of coal a year.. Its focus will be on delivering quality coal to the regional market, including Botswana and South Africa, as well as to the export market.. All project timelines have been met, making Bojé confident of the project being in production in the third quarter of 2018.. Meanwhile, drilling and exploration has provided a 12% fillip to its coal resource, along with competent persons quality uptick.. The total coal resource has risen to 389.9-million tonnes, with the 82.3-million-tonne opencast area hosting a 25-year life-of-mine, which a release to Creamer Medias Mining Weekly Online described as being good news for the Botswana Stock Exchange-listed Minergy.. Located in the ...
Botswana offers three 3 main types of safari experiences and these include the private mobile Safari, the tented lodging Safari and the group camping or accommodated safaris as highlighted below. The group camping or accommodated safaris This is the best option for holidaymakers seeking to explore Botswana on a safari while on a limited budget. In a group you will be able to share different operational costs such as the vehicle costs, the game drive costs and the guide costs which will consequently lower the overall cost of your Botswana Safari. You will be able to enjoy affordable accommodation in tents or in accommodated facilities such as permanent safari tented, camps guest houses or chalets.. The tented lodging Safari. During such expeditions you will fly from one accommodations facility (Lodge) to another. With very minimal road transfers throughout the course of your itinerary, the Safari cost in this category is generally seasonal with the green season that runs from December to March ...
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Botswana is the 91 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Rank in Botswana averaged 75 from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 91 in 2019 and a record low of 56 in 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Botswana Competitiveness Rank - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.
Central Bank Balance Sheet in Botswana decreased to 52240.30 BWP Million in June from 52448.07 BWP Million in May of 2021. Central Bank Balance Sheet in Botswana averaged 68203.63 BWP Million from 2007 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 89975.09 BWP Million in April of 2015 and a record low of 50627.34 BWP Million in January of 2007. This page provides - Botswana Central Bank Balance Sheet - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.
Without saying it in many words Tshekedi Khama feels he would run Air Botswana better than those currently assigned the role at ministerial level. In fact, if he had his way he would have long had the national airline transferred to his ministry. As he confirmed in an interview this week, he was not happy that the current Transport and Communications minister Kitso Mokaila has taken the route to privatise Air Botswana.
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Price is per bead, drilled ready to thread. These large agates are ideal for a focal bead or pendant. Each will be slightly different size, shape, color and pattern - but all are cut to diamond facets and measure around 45mm x 38mm x 11mm. Beautifully polished with natural edges. Botswana agate is a purplish-gray fortification gemstone with white circles or ovoids. Usually, it is found in the form of nodules.Legends abound about Botswana agate - like it can be used to stimulate the exploration of the unknown and to further one s quest towards enlightenment. Botswana Agate is also said to maintain a forthright character and sustain an attentiveness to detail. No gemstone is more creatively striped by nature than agate, chalecedony quartz that forms in concentric layers in a wide variety of colors and textures. Each individual agate forms by filling a cavity in host rock. As a result, agate often is found as a round nodule, with concentric bands like the rings of a tree trunk. The bands sometimes
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Bulgarian citizens staying for short or long terms in Botswana can contact for consular matters the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Pretoria, South Africa.. In extreme cases - such as a damaged, lost or stolen passport, Bulgarian citizens can apply for an Emergency Travel Document at the embassy of any EU Member State in Gaborone.. Certification and Legalisation. Documents issued to Bulgarian citizens in Botswana should bear the stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Botswana. They are to be certified in the Embassy of Botswana in Stockholm. The signature and validation of the consulate office to this embassy are to be further validated by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Stockholm.. Thus processed, documents must be translated into Bulgarian by an authorised translation agency in Bulgaria, and such translation must be certified by the Legalisation and Certification Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.. ...
Report written by Charley Hesse.. This trip was the 4th annual Audubon Shop Namibia/Botswana custom tour. The tried and tested itinerary remained unchanged from previous years although we did get to stay at some great new accommodations for the first time. From Windhoek we dropped off the escarpment and crossed the Namib Desert, experiencing an ever-changing landscape and finding the rare Hartmanns Mountain Zebra. In the Walvis Bay area we found the Namibian endemic Dune Lark and saw extraordinary numbers of both flamingos on the coast. The famous inselberg of Spitzkoppe produced the rare Herero Chat against a stunning backdrop and clients were charmed by the incredible location of the Erongo Wilderness Lodge with all its interesting specialties, including the charismatic Rockrunner. Etosha National Park never disappoints and this year we had great action with many lions and elephants around waterholes during the day, and with the drought, especially large numbers of Black Rhinos at night. We ...
This monthly policy brief consists of several articles written by 4 different authors. Kaapama discussed the Local Government elections of Namibia and the implications for the general election. De Brito reviewed the updating of the voters roll ahead of the general elections in Mozambique. Hajat discussed the 2004 Malawi election. He examined the electoral process and the management thereof by the MEC. Dr Good looked at the Botswana elections in 2004 and discussed the political parties manifestos and policies. ...
Downloadable! Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius and South Africa are sub-Saharan African countries that stand out for their development progress. Each of these countries has succeeded against the odds, against expectations. This paper synthesizes the common ingredients of these countries success, and derives lessons. It concludes that smallness, landlockedness, tropical location, distance from world markets, racism, colonialism and other challenges can be overcome through appropriate institutions, governance and good economic policies.
ABSTRACT. The study reports supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) of pesticides in sediment samples from the Okavango Delta, the headwaters of which originate from Angola and traverse through Namibia into Botswana. An acetone modifier and fractional extraction by pressure ramping gave recoveries ranging from 55 to 86% for the 15 pesticides studied. Hexachlorobenzene (HCB), aldrin and 4, 4-dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (4, 4-DDT) were identified at concentration ranges of 1.1 to 30.3, 0.5 to 15.2 and 1.4 to 55.4 µg/g, respectively by gas chromatography with electron capture detection (GC-ECD) and were unequivocally confirmed by gas chromatography time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC-ToF-MS). The study indicated an increase of pesticide concentrations in the direction of water flow from the Panhandle (point of entry) to the lower delta. The results show that there are ramifications associated with activities either upstream or downstream; hence close monitoring is required for the long-term ...
The recent increase in the creation of trans-boundary protected areas and wildlife corridors between them lend importance to information on pathogen prevalence and transmission among wildlife species that will become connected. One such initiative is the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA/TFCA) of which Botswanas Okavango Delta constitute a major contribution in terms of wildlife and ecosystems. Between 2008 and 2011, we collected serum samples from 14 lions (Panthera leo), four leopards (P. pardus), 19 spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta), and six cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in the Okavango. Samples were tested for antibodies against: canine distemper virus (CDV), feline panleukopenia virus, enteric coronavirus, feline calicivirus, feline herpesvirus (FHV-1), and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). Evidence of exposure to all of these pathogens was found to varying degrees in at least one of the species sampled. High seroprevalence (, 90%) was only found for FHV-1 and FIV in ...
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I his is truly a matter of public interest in that so many Zimbabweans and the world at large know that returning these people to the Zimbabwe government is like sending them to hell. The present Zimbabwe government under Emerson Mnangagwa is worse than that of predecessor the Zanu government under the now late dictator Robert Mugabe. We really, wonder where UNHCR Botswana gets its information if they do not see that sending these refugees to Zimbabwe is a mere violation of the Geneva Convention of 19S1. We are aware that in deciding refugee status each case is looked at on its own merit. However, this case is unique in that these refugees comprise of former army personnel who deserted the Zimbabwean Army who on return will be Court Marshalled. They deserted because they did not want to carry out illegal orders of beating up, torturing, and sometimes even shooting innocent civilians. They refused such orders and so fled for their lives after they had been put on the wanted list by the human ...
Botswana-based Debswana Diamond has announced plans to halt operations at its Damtshaa diamond mine due to weak market conditions.. The company also plans to reduce production at its Orapa No.1 Mine for the next three years.. Debswana is a 50/50 joint venture between De Beers and the Botswana Government.. The news follows De Beers announcement made recently on halting operations at its unprofitable Snap Lake diamond mine located 220km north-east of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories, Canada.. The company placed the mine on care and maintenance due to weak diamond prices.. Earlier, Debswana had forecast production of 22 million carats for 2015 from Damtshaa mine, but later revised it to 21 million.. In addition, the mine will be put on care and maintenance for up to three years.. ...
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Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday said he hopes Botswana will increase the use of Maputo port for its imports and exports.
Botswana exports of Plasters; (consisting of calcined gypsum or calcium sulphate), whether or not coloured, with or without small quantities of accelerators or retarders was $19.68K and quantity 154,801Kg ...
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The Kalahari Copper Belt (KCB) is a 1,000 kilometer long NE-SW trending belt of sediment-hosted, stratiform Cu-Ag deposits hosted in Meso- and Neoproterozoic rocks. The KCB extends from northern Botswana into Namibia along the NW edge of the Kalahari Craton, and consists of folded and greenschist metamorphosed Ghanzi (Botswana) and Tsumis (Namibia) Group metasedimentary rocks.. The KCBs Cu-Ag deposits occur in chemically reduced shales and siltstones that overlie oxidized sandstones. This regional interface, which is both a permeability barrier and redox boundary, played a critical role in the formation of the Cu-Ag deposits, and represents a geologic setting similar to that of the Central African Copper Belt and Kupferschiefer in Poland.. Cupric has an extensive package of licenses with in-place mining infrastructure, JORC compliant resources and numerous additional high-grade Cu-Ag exploration targets in the KCB of Botswana. Since the acquisition of Khoemacau in 2013, Cupric has drilled out ...
Background: International donors support the partnership between the Government of Botswana and two international organisations: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Africa Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnership to implement Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision with the target of circumcising 80 % of HIV negative men in 5 years. Botswana Government had started integration of the program into its health system when international partners brought in the Models for Optimizing Volume and Efficiency to strengthen delivery of the service and push the target. The objective of this paper is to use a systems model to establish how the functioning of the partnership on Safe Male Circumcision in Botswana contributed to the outcome.. Methods: Data were collected using observations, focus group discussions and interviews. Thirty participants representing all three partners were observed in a 3-day meeting; followed by three rounds of in-depth interviews with five selected leading officers over 2 ...
They tell me that the United Kingdom has banned me from entering the country and that I cant even so much as have a connecting flight in London, Anderson explains in the video. So not only am I banned from the UK, but I cant even go to the London airport. He states that he had to re-route his entire journey to get to Botswana where he hopes to spread his message of hate. Im still excited about what were doing in Botswana, he said. Its too bad that South Africa fell through because, you know, they banned me personally, they banned the soul winning event. He then slammed the country by saying, I wasnt really that excited about visiting their so-called beautiful country which is the rape capital of the world. He states its one of the most dangerous and wicked places in the entire world before saying all he was trying to do was bring the gospel to the lost. He finished his video by telling Christians of South Africa to save themselves and praised Botswana for being more receptive ...
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Background Post abortion complications are the third leading cause of maternal death after hemorrhage and hypertension in Botswana where abortion is not legalized. This study aimed at assessing the management of post abortion complications in Botswana. Methods A retrospective study was conducted at four hospitals in Botswana in 2014. Socio-demographic, patient management and outcomes data were extracted from patients medical records. Descriptive statistics and chi-square test were used to analyze and present the data. Result A total of 619 patients medical records were reviewed. The duration of hospital stay prior to uterine evacuation ranged from less than an hour to 480 hours. All the patients received either prophylactic or therapeutic antibiotics. Use of parenteral antibiotics was significantly associated with severity of abortion, second trimester abortion, use of blood products and the interval between managements decision and uterine evacuation. Uterine evacuation for retained products ...
Prevalence and treatment outcomes of routine Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis testing during antenatal care, Gaborone, Botswana ...
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In Gaborone, Botswana, government officials and representatives of drug regulatory agencies from 23 nations, the research-based and generic pharmaceutical industries, public health leaders, health care providers, advocacy groups (including persons living with HIV/AIDS), academia and members of non-governmental organizations held discussions from March 29-31 on the scientific and technical principles for fixed-dose combination drug products (FDCs) for use in the treatment of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, the most serious infectious disease threats facing the world today ...
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Gobabis is the regional capital of the Omaheke Region and an important stopover for Botswana traffic along the Trans-kalahari highway to the border crossing Buitepos, which is situated 110 kilometers east of the city. Gobabis borders the Kalahari Desert, and is the cattle city of Namibia. It is also known as the Little Texas of Namibia, and welcomes visitors with a bull monument at the entrance to the town.. ...
Devils Claw is a geophyte, i.e. an herbaceous perennial that stores water and nutrients in underground tubers in order to survive harsh climatic conditions. There are two species of Devilss Claw Harpagophytum procumbens and Harpagophytum zeyheri - which thrive in the deep sandy soils of the Kalahari where there is low rainfall (less than 500mm per year). H. procumbens is found in Namibia, Botswana and South Africa, while H. zeyheri occurs in these countries as well as in Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.. Both species grow a primary underground tuber from which are formed a number of fleshy secondary tubers that can reach up to 40cm in length. Above ground, the stems emerge after the first rains and can reach up to 2m in length. They die back in winter or during droughts. The leaves are blue-green and the flowers, which open for only one day and are pollinated by bees, are a deep mauve-pink with a yellow and white throat. Devils Claw belongs to the Pedaliaceae botanical family and is ...
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In the past, Khama said, the wrangling was along the northern border of the Zambezi region where there are a lot of wetlands.. But it was never really clear to either party where the border of the flat plains of the river is. So thats why this reaffirmation hopes to remove any doubt and mark the border so that people who commonly operate in those areas -be it members of the security forces or the general population - will know where the border lies. So that is now something of the past and I think its a positive step in the right direction, Khama said.. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, Selma Ashipala-Musavyi, on Tuesday said the significance of the treaty is that boundaries are now clearly marked to avoid any contravention.. The issue of the shooting at the border has been resolved. The two ministers of international relations have engaged and that is why you have not heard of any incident. But if everyone knows that this is where the border ...
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Today it is a dry and dusty land with scattered salt pans, and it is hard to believe that modern humans lived and thrived in wetlands here for 70,000 years before our ancestors began to explore the rest of Africa, and ultimately the world.. We pinpointed this region by studying mitochondrial DNA, known as the mitogenome. Unlike nuclear DNA, which is passed on by both mother and father, mitochondrial DNA is passed on only by the mother, which means it is not jumbled up in each generation.. If we think of all modern humans as occupying a particular place on a huge family tree, logically we should find the most diverse mitogenomes at the very base of the tree, because it is the ultimate source of all the various branches.. We already know that genetic data points to southern Africa as the cradle of humanity (unlike fossil evidence, most of which has been found in East Africa). But we wanted to refine our search still further, to pinpoint the exact location where humans first evolved.. To do this, ...
Migrations of most animal taxa are declining as a result of anthropogenic pressures and land-use transformation. Here, we document and characterize a previously unknown multi-country migration of Burchells zebra Equus quagga that is the longest of all recorded large mammal migrations in Africa. Our data from eight adult female zebras collared on the border of Namibia and Botswana show that in December 2012 all individuals crossed the Chobe River and moved due south to Nxai Pan National Park in Botswana, where they spent a mean duration of 10 weeks before returning, less directly, to their dry season floodplain habitat. The same southward movements were also observed in December 2013. Nxai Pan appeared to have similar environmental conditions to several possible alternative wet season destinations that were closer to the dry season habitat on the Chobe River, and water availability, but not habitat or vegetation biomass, was associated with higher-use areas along the migratory pathway. These ...
How can documentary films, such as Soul of the Elephant, be used as instruments of change? This was the topic of discussion that filmmakers, Derek and Beverly Joubert, addressed during their discussion panel at the Sundance Film Festival held in January. As honorary Botswana citizens and National Geographic Explorers-in-residence, they have spent decades using the medium of filmmaking and photography as a podium to speak about conservation. With the escalating level of emergency, they have focused on Africas elephants and rhinos (every 9 hours a rhino is killed in South Africa and 45 elephants across Africa Source: Great Plains Foundation). Their safari company, Great Plains Conservation, in partnership with fellow safari company &Beyond and Africa Foundation, have translocated nearly 100 rhinos through Rhinos Without Borders into the safekeeping of Botswana from South Africa where tumultuous poaching and corruption have resulted in a massacre of rhinos in recent years. All through the month of ...
When: Monday February 5, 2007, 7:00 p.m.. Contact: African Peoples Solidarity Committee, Rob Notowitz, 857-233-7504. On February 5th, human rights activists will hold a demonstration at the New York City Hilton Hotel where the 4th Annual Rapaport International Diamond Conference will take place. The diamond is on the defensive.. Organizers of the planned protest reject the diamond industrys recent publicity campaign promoting the extraction and sale of non-conflict diamonds as beneficial to indigenous and African communities.. Critics of the industry point to Botswana, the largest supplier of uncut diamonds in the world, where a fourth of the population lives on less than a dollar a day. A third of the people of are undernourished and the life expectancy is 36 years. Botswana has the second largest per capita AIDS rate on the planet, with nearly a quarter of the people infected. Similar conditions persist throughout the diamond-producing regions of the world.. The World Diamond Council ...
On this page you will find the materials shared by Camphill Community Trust Botswana and its partners on the Marketplace of the 2021 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development.. Camphill Community Trust was invited to offer this presentation as a 2019 Laureate of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development.. Education for Sustainable Development asks: How does education need to be transformed, so that we can individually and collectively build the capacities needed to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals articulated by the United Nations. Partnerships, networks and collaboration between grassroots organizations are a key to accomplishing this. The diverse group of partners invited by Camphill Community Trust Botswana to join this presentation provide a real-life model for what this kind of collaboration and networking can look like. ...
Feminization of poverty in caregiving can be mitigated or reduced by incentivizing caregivers either with money or food items in order to raise their working morale; or remove stress and distress from lack of food to the caregiver. Money to settle challenges such as transport is critical (UNAIDS, 2000). Programmes and plans must be put in place to streamline different forms of incentives. The Government, complemented by civil society bodies and donors should take the challenge of initiating financial and material incentives to the caregivers (Kangethe, 2011b). This researcher would recommend that the government of Botswana borrows a leaf from the Mozambique government which has a policy to give its caregiver volunteers 60% of the minimum wage rate in the country. This would to some extent cushions the poverty and reduces feminization of the caregivers (http//www.irinews.org./AIDsreport, 2005). Although Botswana government has a policy to offer food to its people living with HIV/AIDS, there is ...
Botswana[edit]. The city of Gaborone was planned and constructed in the 1960s.[4] ...
Botswana[edit]. The Botswana Defence Force maintains provosts to enforce order within the ranks who are authorized to carry out ... https://botswanalaws.com/alphabetical-list-of-statutes/botswana-defence-force#Ch2105s157 *^ https://nacmponline.net/about-nacmp ...
Botswana. In Southern African Agriculture and Climate Change: A comprehensive analysis. Chapter 3 Pp. 41-70. Washington, D.C.: ...
Bhalotra, Y. P. R.; Botswana. Department of Meteorological Services (1990), Gaborone flight information region requirements for ...
Azhizhi Botswana Guardian The Voice (Botswana) "Mmegi Online :: The Patriot is born". Mmegi Online. Retrieved 2017-10-15. " ... "Botswana -- The Patriot, Gaborone". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 2017-06-06. "Botswana , Country report , Freedom of the Press , ... The Patriot on Sunday is a newspaper published in Botswana on Sundays. The newspaper was founded in 2012 and is partly owned by ... The newspaper was involved in a Freedom of the Press dispute with the Printing & Publishing Company Botswana because of a ...
"Botswana". Lutheran World Federation. Retrieved January 31, 2018. "Brazil". Lutheran World Federation. Retrieved January 31, ...
Botswana - Changed its name from Bechuanaland Protectorate to Botswana when it declared its independence from the United ... June 16 - Youth Day, South Africa July 1 - Sir Seretse Khama Day, Botswana July 5 - Botswana investigates the mysterious death ... Parsons, Neil (April 13, 2020). "Botswana". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved April 18, 2020. CIA World Factbook: Botswana ... President of Botswana: Mokgweetsi Masisi (since April 1, 2018) Vice-President of Botswana: Slumber Tsogwane (since April 4, ...
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"Botswana". IRB. Archived from the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2011. "Brazil". IRB. Archived from the ...
Botswana. "Jahjaga i kërkon njohjen Botsvanës përmes ministrit të jashtëm të këtij vendi". Koha. Koha. Retrieved 30 July 2015. ...
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Botswana. State.gov (2007-09-14). Retrieved on 2013-07-28. Lesotho. State.gov (2007-09-14). Retrieved on 2013-07-28. Namibia. ... A Gallup poll found[when?] that the irreligious comprise 20% in South Africa, 16% in Botswana, 13% in Mozambique, 13% in Togo, ...
The goal of the award is to help preserve Bessie Head's legacy in Botswana, and to encourage the development of Botswana ... Bessie Head Short Story Awards (Bessie Head Literature Awards from 2007-2013) is a Botswana literary award founded in 2007. It ... Mary Lederer (September 2016). "2016 Bessie Head Short Story Competition" (PDF) (Press release). Botswana. thuto.org. Retrieved ...
... is a town in Botswana, close to Africa's 'Four Corners', where four countries almost meet: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and ... It is at the far north-eastern corner of Botswana where it serves as the administrative center of the Chobe District. The ... About 8 kilometres (5 mi) to the east of Kasane is the village of Kazungula, where Botswana has 1.6 kilometres (1.0 mi) of ... Air Cessna Citation M2 over Kasane, Botswana Kasane Chobe Safari Lodge Downtown Kasane Kasane Airport Kasane street Kasane ...
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Botswana. The hospital was established in September 1932. "Establishment of Deborah hospital". Retrieved 13 October 2017. " ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Botswana Ministry of Health v t e v t e. ... one of the larger villages in Botswana with a population of 44,815 people in 2011. It is situated in the Bakgatla tribal region ...
Botswana enumerated people by race in all censuses between 1904 and 1946, and again in the 1964 census (though not in 1956), ... "Botswana". Institutionalized Ethnicity. Retrieved 2012-09-22. Major Trading Currencies. "Group not satisfied with 2010 Ghana ...
Botswana. April 20, 2004. Retrieved April 15, 2017. "Lesotho: Most Courteous Order of Lesotho". medals.org.uk. Retrieved April ...
Botswana • In partnership with Virgin Active Gaborone, Choppies organised a Wellness Day for staff members to promote health ... The IPO was the largest on the Botswana Stock Exchange raising P350 million in both the IPO and the private placement, with the ... Choppies became a listed company on the Botswana Stock Exchange on January 26, and is a constituent of the BSE Domestic Company ... The Group has a current market share in Botswana of 30%, according to an independent survey conducted by Briggs and Associates ...
The Shashe Dam is a dam on the Shashe River in Botswana that was built to supply water to the industrial city of Selebi-Phikwe ... Sillery, Anthony (1974). Botswana; a Short Political History. Methuen (Distributed in the US by Harper & Row Publishers, Barnes ... WUC Suspends Activities... Sources Central Statistics Office (October 2009). "BOTSWANA WATER STATISTICS" (PDF). Archived from ...
"Botswana". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Archived from the original on 12 February 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2011. " ...
"Botswana". U.S. Department of State. "Article 29, Constitution Interimaire Post-Transition de la Republique du Burundi, ...
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... and Botswana while resident in Gaborone, Botswana. Lew Chew (Ryūkyū Kingdom) Consulate: Recognized: 1854 Relations established ... Until 1979 one ambassador was accredited to Botswana, Swaziland, and Lesotho, while resident at Gaborone, Botswana. Sweden ... "Botswana". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved May 30, 2011. "Charles Joseph Nelson". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved May 8 ... Botswana Consulate: Recognized: 1966 Relations established: 1966 Legation/embassy established: 1966 First ambassador: Charles J ...
It is home to some 2500-3000 people in 25 small villages, including Tswanas (from Botswana) and Subia people (from Namibia). ... Impalila is usually accessed from Kasane in Botswana, on the other bank of the Chobe River. There is a Namibian customs and ... strategically positioned within sight of Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Namibian Navy has refurbished the Naval Base ... Chris McIntyre (2010). Botswana. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 193-193. ISBN 978-1-84162-308-5. Namibian.org https://www.namibian. ...
"Botswana". Missworld.com Cdate=accessdate=2012-08-12. Archived from the original on 20 July 2012. "Brazil". Missworld.com. ... FTV Botswana: BTV Brazil: UOL British Virgin Islands: Direct TV Brunei: Star World Cambodia: Star World Canada: E! Cayman ...
... but everything filmed in Botswana, and all reports of all research done in Botswana were added to the Botswana Collection. ... In the 1990s, the bibliography grew, not just because of a growing number of publications in Botswana, but because of the ... Mulindwa worked as Director of the Botswana National Library Service in Gaborone and helped develop the national bibliography, ... Mulindwa, G. K. (1998). "Preserving the Nation's Documented Heritage - The Botswana Collection at The National Library Service ...
"Botswana". 29 September 2012. "Sierra Leone". 29 September 2012. "US to ease ban on imports from Myanmar , News , al Jazeera ... Botswana's Phandu T. C. Skelemani and Sierra Leone's J. B. Dauda. While some said violence is never recourse to the right to ... Minister for Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei Botswana - Minister for Foreign Affairs Phandu Skelemani Suriname - Minister for ...
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Botswana Country Profile. Discover more about CDCs work in Botswana by viewing our detailed country profilepdf icon ... In 2013, CDC launched a four-year study, the Botswana Combination Prevention Project (BCPP), in partnership with the Botswana ... Botswana and CDC headquarters. Our implementing partners (IPs) support Botswanas antiretroviral treatment (ART), prevention of ... CDC support to Botswana includes linkage to and retention in HIV treatment services, as well as quality of these services. The ...
This section is transcluded from Visa policy of Botswana. (edit , history). Most visitors arriving to Botswana were from the ... Costs may be as low as $50 in other regions of the country.[1] Botswana is considered the safest country to visit in Africa.[4] ... "Travel Risk Index: Botswana". Archived from the original on 2013-02-18. Retrieved 2012-08-10.. ... Botswanas principal tourist attractions are its game reserves, with hunting and photographic safaris available. Other ...
What CDC is Doing in Botswana. HIV and Tuberculosis HIV is a leading cause of death and a health threat to millions worldwide. ... CDC Impact in Botswana. *More than 90% of HIV infected pregnant women received antiretroviral prophylaxis through the adoption ... CDC support to Botswana includes ensuring the quality of HIV services and programs. The voluntary medical male circumcision ... As a key implementer of the U.S. Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), CDC works closely with Botswanas ...
Botswana from UCB Libraries GovPubs Botswana at Curlie Botswana from the BBC News Wikimedia Atlas of Botswana Geographic data ... The Bank of Botswana serves as a central bank. The countrys currency is the Botswana pula. Botswanas competitive banking ... Students enter the University of Botswana, Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Botswana International ... 7 million to reduce Botswanas debt by US$8.3 million. The stipulation of the US reducing Botswanas debt is that Botswana will ...
Botswana - Climate: The annual climate ranges from months of dry temperate weather during winter to humid subtropical weather ... Botswana: Ethnic composition. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.. Within southeastern Botswana the other main ethnic identity ... Botswana has a great variety of reptiles and amphibians, of which more than 200 species have been described in detail. The ... Epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus wahlbergi), Botswana.. Bernard DUPONT. There are several national parks and game reserves in ...
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She said the company had seen opportunities in both Botswana and the wider Sub-Sahara Africa. Botswana has been selected as the ... Bought at a time when all Botswanas neighbors possessed aircraft superior to the MiG-19 Farmer the CF-5 was an inapt answer to ... At present, Botswana is not faced with any direct external threat and it is unclear why huge sums must be invested in the ... By 2016 the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) was considering buying Gripens to replace the F-5s, with an estimated cost of $1.7 ...
Spread-eagled on the dry African earth of Botswanas Makgadikgadi Pans, I was face-to-face with a meerkat. There was ... Wild dog in Moremi, BotswanaWild dog in Moremi, Botswana. Chobe River, BotswanaChobe River, Botswana. Meerkats, Botswana ... A safari in Botswana had done it again!. Choosing one destination for a safari in Africa is not as easy as youd think, but ... WILDLIFE DIVERSITY in Botswana is high, with over 500 bird species, 120+ mammal species, and 70+ reptiles. You are of course ...
"Statistics Botswana". Statistics Botswana. Retrieved 2020-05-29. "Maun - Capital City - Botswana..." www.botswana.co.za. ... "Botswana: Heat Wave Breaks Maximum Temperature Records". "Maun - Capital City - Botswana..." www.botswana.co.za. Retrieved 2020 ... "Botswana Premier League :: Sankoyo Bush Bucks". Botswana Premier League. Retrieved 2020-05-29. Sutherland, Janell (25 March ... In a broader sense Maun is a gateway for exploring much of northern Botswana; for example it is the natural hub for visitors ...
HomeReportsBureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices...Botswana ... The Botswana Police Service (BPS), which reports to the Ministry of Defense, Justice, and Security, has primary responsibility ... The Botswana Defense Force, which reports to the president through the minister of defense, justice, and security, is ... Botswana is a constitutional, multiparty, republican democracy. Its constitution provides for the indirect election of a ...
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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Botswana: Botswana - a landlocked sovereign country ... The Republic of Botswana Official endonym: Lefatshe la Botswana Adjectival: Motswana Demonym: Batswana Etymology: Land of the ... bw Geography of Botswana Botswana is: a landlocked country Location: Eastern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere Africa Southern ... Citizens of Botswana are Batswana (singular: Motswana), regardless of ethnicity. Formerly the British protectorate of ...
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Botswana has historically enjoyed one of the highest economic growth rates in the world. Botswana has a small population of 2.2 ... The Bank of Botswana projects inflation to remain within its target range during 2019. Moodys and S&P rate Botswanas ... Botswana is also a member of SACU, which consists of Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, eSwatini, and South Africa. Customs and excise ... Botswana - Market OverviewBotswana - Market Overview. Discusses key economic indicators and trade statistics, which countries ...
Botswana is a member of the Commonwealth. Area: 581,730 sq km (224,607 sq mi). Pop. (1994 est.): 1,448,000. Cap.: Gaborone. ... Botswana in 1994: A landlocked republic of southern Africa, ... This updates the article Botswana, history of.. Learn More in ... Botswanas generally sedate political profile was ruffled in April 1994 by a major scandal that rocked the ruling Botswana ... set up a plant in Botswana on the grounds that "political stability and Botswanas rapid economic growth and favourable ...
Explore Thamaga holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | The rural village of Thamaga will one day be swallowed up by Gabs inexorable growth westward. Until this happens, Thamaga is an agreeably small town with two excellent cultural projects in town: the Botswelelo Centre, which is also known as Thamaga Pottery; and Bahurutshe Cultural Lodge, a place where visitors can access the traditional elements of Batswana music, dance and cuisine.
Explore Dkar holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | This small village just north of Ghanzi is home to a large community of Ncoakhoe San who operate an art gallery, cultural centre and wildlife ranch. The ranch is run under the auspices of the Kuru Family of Organisations (www.kuru.co.bw), an affiliated group of NGOs working towards the empowerment of the indigenous peoples of Southern Africa.
Botswana Teachers Long and Distinguished Service Award. References[edit]. *^ a b c d e Botswana Honours : Subsidiary ... The Botswana Police has the following decorations and medals:[1]. *BP Medal for Conspicuous Bravery (CBM) - for conspicuous ... The Botswana Prisons Service has the following decorations and medals:[1]. *BPS Medal for Conspicuous Bravery (BMCB) - for ... The Botswana Defence Force has the following decorations and medals:[1]. *Conduct Valour Cross (CVC) (1979- ) - for conspicuous ...
PCI Botswana concluded a three-year program called Building Bridges, with a goal of training and equipping local ... Botswana (PRWEB) May 15, 2012 PCI Botswana concluded a three-year program called Building Bridges, with a goal of training ... PCI Botswanas Building Bridges program is an example of this approach, establishing it as a model for other development ... Considering Botswanas population is below two million, the epidemic has reached disturbing proportions. The country has an ...
Botswana Democratic Party or BDP [Festus MOGAE]; Botswana National Front or BNF [Otswoletse MOUPO]; Botswana Congress Party or ... conventional long form: Republic of Botswana conventional short form: Botswana former: Bechuanaland ... Botswana has maintained one of the worlds highest growth rates since independence in 1966. Through fiscal discipline and sound ... Two major investment services rank Botswana as the best credit risk in Africa. Diamond mining has fueled much of expansion and ...
Find out about entry requirements, the Botswana student community and other country-specific information. ... Botswana. The University of Leicester welcomes students from Botswana.. You can find country specific information here ... Botswana student community. The University of Leicester welcomes students from all over the world. In 2015-16 this included 15 ... Students from Botswana who start a postgraduate law degree (LLM) in 2018 are eligible for a 15% fee discount. ...
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Botswana fights claims of rampant elephant poaching. Botswana has rejected claims of a surge of elephant poaching made by a ... Botswana government to appeal court ruling that legalized gay sex. Botswanas government will appeal a high court ruling that ... Largest uncut diamond in recent history found in Botswana mine. Lucara Diamond Corp. has unearthed the largest uncut diamond in ... Two South African campers had a close encounter with lions who licked the tent they were in at a campsite in Botswana. Danie ...
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  • The Tswana ethnic group were descended mainly from Bantu-speaking tribes who migrated southward of Africa to modern Botswana around 600 AD, living in tribal enclaves as farmers and herders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Botswana has a GDP (purchasing power parity) per capita of about $18,825 per year as of 2015[update], one of the highest in Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Botswana: Botswana - a landlocked sovereign country located in Southern Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the full collection of accommodation sources, you can browse at Tourism in Botswana - Africa Tourism Web Portal . (wikipedia.org)
  • Chobe National Park, in northwest Botswana, has one of the largest games concentration in Africa continent. (wikipedia.org)
  • The park straddles the border between South Africa and Botswana and comprises two adjoining national parks: Kalahari Gemsbok National Park in South Africa and Gemsbok National Park in Botswana. (wikipedia.org)
  • Approximately three-quarters of the park lies in Botswana and one-quarter in South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • [1] Botswana is considered the safest country to visit in Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Others include Chobe National Park , the Makgadikgadi Pans Game Reserve, and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park , a conservation area jointly managed by Botswana and South Africa . (britannica.com)
  • A safari in Africa doesn't come much better than a wildlife experience in Botswana. (prweb.com)
  • As many U.S. products enter Botswana as re-exports from South Africa, the export figure does not represent the total consumption of U.S. goods in the country. (export.gov)
  • A landlocked republic of southern Africa, Botswana is a member of the Commonwealth. (britannica.com)
  • Although regarded as a more expensive area in which to do business than neighbouring South Africa, Botswana attracted a major investment during the year when Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. set up a plant in Botswana on the grounds that "political stability and Botswana's rapid economic growth and favourable geographic position won the day. (britannica.com)
  • The U.S. and the Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU), which includes Botswana, signed a Trade, Investment, and Development Cooperative Agreement (TIDCA) in 2008. (ustr.gov)
  • Botswana has a RRR score of 45.2 out of 100, making it the 16th most attractive pharmaceutical market in Middle East and Africa. (pitchengine.com)
  • In the month of August 2014, Andy has been the Executive Director of the Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa, University of Botswana branch for a period of 1 year. (about.me)
  • Effective June 2, NMG Botswana, a joint venture between BPOPF (51%) and NMG South Africa (49%), will collect contributions, manage payrolls and maintain records for the 156,000-member fund, it said late on Wednesday. (reuters.com)
  • Botswana is a land-locked country in southern Africa with an estimated population of just over two million. (internations.org)
  • The Okavango Delta in the northwest of the country draws a wide variety of wildlife when it floods during the months from June to August, making Botswana one of the most popular safari destinations in the whole of Africa. (internations.org)
  • Since its independence, Botswana is considered one of the most stable democracies in Africa. (internations.org)
  • Botswana is nowadays one the fastest growing economies in Africa, slowly becoming a middle-income country. (internations.org)
  • However, in becoming the "Gem of Africa" Botswana faced a number of critical limits to economic growth, including severely underdeveloped infrastructure, a lack of start-up capital, a national population of less than one million people through the early 1980s, and a largely unskilled workforce. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • Prior to independence, Botswana was primarily a migrant sending country, with few features to make it an alluring "destination" state in Southern Africa. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • Contract work was regulated by a bilateral agreement between South Africa and Botswana, with a built-in system of deferred pay that channeled significant remittances back into the national economy. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • Lefatshe la Botswana ), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa . (wikipedia.org)
  • The discovery of diamonds in Botswana in the 1960s has made the country's economy one of the fastest growing in Sub-Saharan Africa and in the world. (cesr.org)
  • The book version of my blog from my study abroad experience in Botswana, and more generally Southern Africa. (lulu.com)
  • GABORONE, May 5, 2017 -The World Bank's Forever Young report highlights the fertility decline experienced by Botswana since the 1980s has put the country at the edge of a window of demographic opportunity, decades before the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa. (worldbank.org)
  • Such was the scene as Obama dined with her family and aides after arriving Friday in Botswana, the second stop in her weeklong tour of Africa. (latimes.com)
  • Africa: Botswana. (cmi.no)
  • Celebrate the highlights of Southern Africa as you visit Botswana, South Africa and Zambia and explore some of the world's largest areas of unspoiled wilderness and wildlife left on the planet. (cruise.com)
  • The 12 day Botswana, South Africa and Zambia tour from Tauck Tours is the adventure of a lifetime. (cruise.com)
  • Your 12 day Botswana, South Africa and Zambia tour is sure to be full of excitement and delights as you tour these beautiful countries. (cruise.com)
  • In October 2019, researchers reported that Botswana was the birthplace of all modern humans about 200,000 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the Bank of Botswana inflation in Botswana stood at 3.4% in April 2018 and 2.5% in April 2019. (export.gov)
  • The Bank of Botswana projects inflation to remain within its target range during 2019. (export.gov)
  • In 2019, me and a team of people from my school are going to Botswana to be part of the communities. (easyfundraising.org.uk)
  • The Bank of Botswana reports 2018 GDP was $18.35 billion (P198 billion). (export.gov)
  • The Government of Botswana (GOB) reports the economy grew by 2.9% in 2017, and increased to 4.5% in 2018. (export.gov)
  • Students from Botswana who start a postgraduate law degree (LLM) in 2018 are eligible for a 15% fee discount . (le.ac.uk)
  • Botswana is currently our 116th largest goods trading partner with $543 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • Botswana was the United States' 158th largest goods export market in 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. goods exports to Botswana in 2018 were $82 million, down 12.0% ($11 million) from 2017 but up 31.7% from 2008. (ustr.gov)
  • Botswana was the United States' 96th largest supplier of goods imports in 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. goods imports from Botswana totaled $461 million in 2018, down 40.4% ($312 million) from 2017, but up 111% from 2008. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Botswana totaled $8 thousand in 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • The U.S. goods trade deficit with Botswana was $379 million in 2018, a 44.2% decrease ($301 million) over 2017. (ustr.gov)
  • In 2018, CESR and partners from the Botswana Labour Migrants Association (BoLama) and the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern University's Pritzker School of Law, launched a unique multi- and interdisciplinary project to research and promote the right to health of miners and ex-miners in Botswana. (cesr.org)
  • CDC works with the University of Botswana (UB) to build capacity for injury prevention research by training and mentoring scientists. (cdc.gov)
  • You may be considered for entry to the first year of a Bachelors degree after completing two years at the University of Botswana. (le.ac.uk)
  • If you hold a First Class Bachelors degree (four or more years in duration) from the University of Botswana you may be considered for entry to a Masters degree. (le.ac.uk)
  • For some Leicester Masters degrees, a Masters degree from the University of Botswana is required. (le.ac.uk)
  • If you have completed your higher education in Botswana and wish to apply for a PhD (or other postgraduate research qualification) you must have a Masters degree from the University of Botswana, usually in a related subject area (depending on the subject you wish to study). (le.ac.uk)
  • Back in my home country, I'm involved in the academic profession as a member of staff at a local university (University of Botswana), hence I suppose this background of being involved in a working environment that directly deals with people (students, colleagues at work, and so on) was the major motivation for me to take on the function of being an International Office Ambassador. (bris.ac.uk)
  • Gaborone, Botswana - The expectant mood is almost everywhere, and one of the common phrases in Botswana is "this is an interesting election. (allafrica.com)
  • FILE - HIV-positive patients attend a class at the Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana, June 26, 2003. (voanews.com)
  • For its currency, the Botswana Pula, the GOB maintains a basket of weights of 45% South African Rand and 55% IMF's Special Drawing Rights (SDR is a basket of currencies comprised of the U.S. Dollar, British Pound, Euro, the Japanese Yen and the Chinese Renminbi). (export.gov)
  • By 1976, the government had replaced the South African rand with its own national currency, the Botswana pula. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) won a majority in the October parliamentary elections, returning President Mokgweetsi Masisi to office for a five-year term and maintaining the party's control on government that it has held since independence in 1966. (state.gov)
  • Incumbent President Mokgweetsi Masisi of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is adamant that the party is more important than any individual. (allafrica.com)
  • Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi. (allafrica.com)
  • Citizens of Botswana are Batswana (singular: Motswana), regardless of ethnicity. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 2016 the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) was considering buying Gripens to replace the F-5s, with an estimated cost of $1.7 billion. (globalsecurity.org)
  • U.S. Government trade statistics show total U.S. exports to Botswana of $93 million in 2017, up 120% from 2016 and up 73% from 2007. (export.gov)
  • The U.S. goods trade deficit with Botswana was $379 million in 2016. (ustr.gov)
  • The Republic of Botswana has an honours system comprising orders, decorations, and medals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Formerly one of the world's poorest countries-with a GDP per capita of about US$70 per year in the late 1960s-Botswana has since transformed itself into an upper middle income country, with one of the world's fastest-growing economies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many English dictionaries also include Botswanan to refer to people of Botswana, though that term is rarely used in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, CDC's Botswana office continues to support the Ministry of Health and Wellness with HIV testing efforts, antiretroviral treatment, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programs, voluntary medical male circumcision programs, TB prevention and control programs, and work with the populations most impacted by HIV in targeted districts of the country. (cdc.gov)
  • There are several national parks and game reserves in Botswana, including the Central Kalahari Game Reserve-the largest reserve in the country and home to such animals as lions, black-backed jackals, elephants, foxes, ostriches, springboks, and zebras. (britannica.com)
  • The transport and helicopter forces are inadequate to support the army in a country as large as Botswana. (globalsecurity.org)
  • You can find country specific information here including entry requirements for our courses, and information about the Botswana student community. (le.ac.uk)
  • Botswana, a country the size of France, has a population of 1.3 million, and is semi-arid. (newscientist.com)
  • Baruch Padeh Medical Center sent a delegation of doctors to Botswana to assist the country in its fight against COVID-19. (jewishvirtuallibrary.org)
  • Being the patriot he is, Mr. Batlhophi founded Social Ad Botswana in his attempt of curbing the inactiveness of young people within the country. (about.me)
  • Since 2000, there has been an increase in the number of Zimbabwean refugees crossing the border into Botswana both legally and illegally, with the number living in the country now estimated as being in the tens of thousands. (internations.org)
  • Since gaining its independence from Britain in 1966, Botswana has rapidly evolved from an impoverished migrant sending country to a migrant receiving country that has attracted skilled professionals from across the continent, brought home many of its own expatriate nationals, and become a destination for refugees and asylum seekers from the Southern African region in particular. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • In this way, growth and development came quickly to Botswana, and the country now boasts one of the strongest economies on the continent, political stability, and great improvements in quality of life for citizens. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • A mid-sized country of just over 2 million people, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Debswana Diamond Company Ltd. (Debswana)-a joint venture between De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. (De Beers) and the Government of Botswana-is currently the leading diamond mining enterprise and runs the largest diamond mines in the country. (cesr.org)
  • If Botswana were to invest in the productivity of the workforce, and increase average annual labor productivity growth by 0.5 percentage points, the country would achieve by 2050 a 14 percent growth in income per capita than with the current policy scenario, the report states. (worldbank.org)
  • The U.S. ambassador to Botswana, Michelle Gavin, who arrived in country June 15, sat in on the session. (latimes.com)
  • During the meeting, Ms Marton-Lefèvre gave an update on IUCN activities in Botswana at both country and transboundary levels. (iucn.org)
  • Botswana is a landlocked country lying within the center of the Southern African Plateau. (who.int)
  • Botswana's generally sedate political profile was ruffled in April 1994 by a major scandal that rocked the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) with the disclosure that top Cabinet ministers, including Pres. (britannica.com)
  • These proto-Kalanga were closely connected to states in Zimbabwe as well as to the Mapungubwe state and the notable of these was Domboshaba ruins which is a cultural and heritage site in Botswana originally occupied towards the end of the Great Zimbabwe period (1250-1450 AD) with stone walls that have an average height of 1.8 metres. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aircraft of the South African and Angolan Air Forces are superior to those of Botswana, but the air forces of Zambia and Zimbabwe fly older aircraft (MiG-21 and F-7), which are not comparable to the upgraded CF-5. (globalsecurity.org)
  • With 130,000 elephants, Botswana has the world's largest population, who migrate through the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area that also spans parts of Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. (yahoo.com)
  • Israel is represented in Botswana by the Israeli ambassador in Zimbabwe . (jewishvirtuallibrary.org)
  • Our analysis, published in Nature today , shows that the earliest population of modern humans ( Homo sapiens sapiens ) arose 200,000 years ago in an area that covers parts of modern-day Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. (thenextweb.com)
  • We considered the possibility of cyanobacteria but we have no evidence that this is the case here (in Zimbabwe)," said Chris Foggin, a veterinarian at the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust, which tested samples from dead elephants from Zimbabwe and Botswana. (reuters.com)
  • CDC's partnership with the Government of Botswana dates to 1995 when the agency began public health research into methods for strengthening tuberculosis (TB) prevention and control. (cdc.gov)
  • The partnership between the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Government of Botswana began in 1995 with the goal of strengthening tuberculosis (TB) prevention and control through public health research. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established an office in Botswana in 1995 to strengthen tuberculosis prevention and control. (cdc.gov)
  • Botswana is topographically flat, with up to 70 percent of its territory being the Kalahari Desert. (wikipedia.org)
  • Central Kalahari Game Reserve is an extensive national park in the Kalahari desert of Botswana. (wikipedia.org)
  • Broadly speaking, Botswana is flat, with the Kalahari Desert making up roughly 70% of its territory. (internations.org)
  • Most of the Bushmen of a Kalahari reserve in Botswana have been evicted to make way for exploitation of diamonds. (brettonwoodsproject.org)
  • Botswana Diamonds, which previously held 50 percent in company exploring for diamonds in Botswana's Central Kalahari Game Reserve, did not disclose the amount paid to Russia's Alrosa or the name of the "large diamond producer with new ideas" that was close to acquiring the stake. (reuters.com)
  • As of 2014[update], Botswana has the third-highest prevalence rate for HIV/AIDS, with roughly 20% of the population infected. (wikipedia.org)
  • The dominant ethnic identity in Botswana is Tswana , comprising some two-thirds of the population in the 21st century. (britannica.com)
  • Botswana has largely managed to keep away ivory poachers , who are responsible for decimating 30 percent of the African elephant population in the past decade, and its population is actually growing. (yahoo.com)
  • With about 135,000 elephants, Botswana has the world's biggest population of the animals. (sfgate.com)
  • While the trial met its original enrollment goals, this study will not be able to determine efficacy given much lower than anticipated HIV incidence in the study population (likely due to declining HIV rates in Botswana generally, and to extensive HIV prevention services provided to all participants), and challenges in retaining participants in this highly mobile population of young adults, the CDC said. (ibtimes.com)
  • President Khama indicated that culling of elephants should be the last option given that that there are other habitats surrounding Botswana that may benefit from increased elephant population. (iucn.org)
  • Africa's overall elephant population is declining due to poaching but Botswana, home to almost a third of the continent's elephants, has seen numbers grow to around 130,000. (reuters.com)
  • Botswana has a population of approximately 1.7 million (2001 census). (who.int)
  • Botswana was due to open its hunting season as planned on Tuesday with 287 licenses to shoot elephants, which were placed last month on a list of endangered species. (yahoo.com)
  • Since early May, 356 elephants have been found dead in the Okavango Panhandle, Elephants Without Borders said in a report submitted to the Botswana government. (sfgate.com)
  • GABORONE (Reuters) - Toxins in water produced by cyanobacteria killed more than 300 elephants in Botswana this year, officials said on Monday, announcing the result of an investigation into the deaths which had baffled and alarmed conservationists. (reuters.com)
  • COVID-19 in Botswana July 06, 2021 Avoid travel to Botswana. (cdc.gov)
  • However, it has also come to be used generally as a demonym for all citizens of Botswana. (wikipedia.org)
  • PCI Botswana concluded a three-year program called 'Building Bridges', with a goal of training and equipping local organizations to increase their effectiveness in reaching citizens with HIV/AIDS care and support. (prweb.com)
  • Citizens of Commonwealth countries, with some exceptions, do not require a visa to enter Botswana for short visits (up to 3 months). (internations.org)
  • Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. (wikipedia.org)
  • Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. (faqs.org)
  • The buoyancy of the national economy has been the principal driver behind this transition from migrant sending to migrant receiving, with consistent increases in GDP averaging 6.1 percent annually from 1966-1994/5, making Botswana among the fastest-growing economies in the world. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • The BDP has won all elections since independence in 1966, and the party is celebrated for nurturing the success of Botswana. (allafrica.com)
  • Until the global recession, Botswana maintained one of the world's highest economic growth rates since independence in 1966. (economy.com)
  • Afterward, a lightning-fast photo opportunity saw Khama and Obama pose side-by-side by the U.S. flag and the a blue, black and white flag of Botswana, which won its independence from the British in 1966. (latimes.com)
  • Inflation in Botswana is affected by fuel prices, which the government subsidizes via a National Petroleum Fund fuel tax. (export.gov)
  • The Botswana government uses IUCN reports to guide its conservation efforts. (yahoo.com)
  • The Government of Botswana provides scholarships for undergraduate studies overseas. (le.ac.uk)
  • Diamonds, dredges and the wilderness of the Okavango Delta are at the centre of a conflict that could embarrass the government of Botswana. (newscientist.com)
  • The Botswana government finally agreed last week to allow Greenpeace to scrutinise the plan. (newscientist.com)
  • On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I send my best wishes to the people of Botswana on the 53rd anniversary of your country's independence. (state.gov)
  • In Botswana, conservationists fear that the pesticide used by the government to prevent birds from ravaging commercial crops might kill other species. (redorbit.com)
  • A list of these countries can be found on the Botswana Government website . (internations.org)
  • To combat these limitations, the government adopted an open approach to migration policy, allowing relatively unrestricted entry to visitors, tourists, and job seekers, soliciting foreign investment through incentives for multinationals such as DeBeers, and courting foreign professionals to work in Botswana. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • OPERA guides the research team on how to use a number of interdisciplinary tools and techniques related to data collection and analysis and in determining whether the government of Botswana is meeting its obligations under human rights law to guarantee the health of miners and ex-miners. (cesr.org)
  • There was a collective sigh of relief for more than 350,000 HIV-positive patients in Botswana, after the southern African country's Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the government in a legal tussle over the supply of life-prolonging anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs. (voanews.com)
  • The director of the Botswana Network on Ethics Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA), Cindy Kelemi, said the case should serve as a reminder to the government to review its procurement process. (voanews.com)
  • CDC Botswana supports the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) through the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Botswana and CDC headquarters. (cdc.gov)
  • According to UNAIDS 2010 report, Botswana has been hard hit by AIDS. (prweb.com)
  • Botswana has one of the world's highest rates of HIV/AIDS infection, but also one of Africa's most progressive and comprehensive programs for dealing with the disease. (cia.gov)
  • Makgotla a a tshwanang le a Botswana National Service AIDS Organisation (BONASO), Botswana Network of People Living with HIV (BONEPWA), Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and AIDS (BONELA), le a mangwe, a tla a go fa thuso yotlhe e e tlhokafalang, le kgakololo. (gov.bw)
  • CDC support to Botswana includes linkage to and retention in HIV treatment services, as well as quality of these services. (cdc.gov)
  • CDC support to Botswana includes ensuring the quality of HIV services and programs. (cdc.gov)
  • Botswana has the third-highest HIV prevalence in the world, but has been widely lauded for its efforts to fight the scourge. (voanews.com)
  • In 1993, Israel and Botswana renewed diplomatic relations after several years of disagreement. (jewishvirtuallibrary.org)
  • Abysmal human rights conditions in North Korea have cost Pyongyang its 40-year diplomatic relationship with Botswana. (wsj.com)
  • Ninety elephant carcasses have been discovered in Botswana with their tusks hacked off, a charity said Tuesday, in what is believed to be one of Africa's worst mass poaching sprees. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Run by multiparty democracy, Botswana is one of Africa's most stable countries. (ciee.org)
  • Tuberculosis is endemic in Botswana and a significant health problem. (iamat.org)
  • US Ambassador to Botswana Michelle D. Gavin. (prweb.com)
  • Old habits of dependency within communities and within the NGOs themselves have been broken, and replaced with new attitudes of self-reliance and confidence, ' stated US Ambassador to Botswana Michelle D. Gavin at the September 28 Building Bridges Conference in Gaborone. (prweb.com)
  • The mystery of unexplained elephant deaths in northwest Botswana deepened, with a study of the carcasses of hundreds of the animals indicating a rapid demise. (sfgate.com)
  • What are the micro-organisms causing elephant deaths in Botswana? (reuters.com)
  • By that time 70 % of these deaths will be occurring in developing countries and Botswana is not an exception. (who.int)
  • Botswana is a constitutional, multiparty, republican democracy. (state.gov)
  • Read the original article on Botswana Daily News . (allafrica.com)
  • [17] Many English dictionaries also recommend the term Botswanan to refer to people of Botswana. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, come Wednesday and irrespective of the poll outcome, the people of Botswana will make a huge statement on whether an individual is more influential than a political party or that a political party is supreme to any individual. (allafrica.com)
  • U.S. officials said on Thursday they will give up on a trial in Botswana that was trying to show whether it is possible to prevent HIV infections by taking a daily pill because too few people are being infected. (ibtimes.com)
  • With an array of courses in African languages, biological and environmental sciences, business, education, engineering, media studies, and more, Gaborone - or Gab as it's locally known - is a fantastic place to advance your academics and connect with the people of Botswana. (ciee.org)
  • The value for Intentional homicides (per 100,000 people) in Botswana was 10.50 as of 2011. (indexmundi.com)
  • GABORONE, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Botswana Diamonds said it had bought joint venture partner Alrosa out of Sunland Minerals and was in talks about selling a stake in the project to another partner. (reuters.com)
  • New investment into Sunland could not be formalised until Botswana Diamonds took title to the Sunland shares," Botswana Diamonds said in a statement on Thursday. (reuters.com)
  • Maun is the fifth-largest town in Botswana. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maun is the "tourism capital" of Botswana and the administrative centre of Ngamiland district. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maun is also becoming a regional transshipment hub for materials and tradespeople who service both the local camps and safari centres and the burgeoning mineral exploration camps in northwestern Botswana. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2011, Maun had branches of Barclays Bank, First National Bank Botswana, Stanbic Bank and Standard Chartered Bank with ATM facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maun also hosts the Sankoyo Bush Bucks, a football (soccer) team promoted to the Botswana Premier League in 2013-14. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maun - Capital City - Botswana. (wikipedia.org)
  • Botswana has been a State Member of IUCN since 1991. (iucn.org)
  • Like a watercolor in which a brushstroke of dark green has bled into a damp spot on the paper, the Okavango River spreads across the pale, parched landscape of northern Botswana to become the lush Okavango Delta - the largest inland delta in the world. (cia.gov)
  • An average of three farms have been in operation since then, all of which obtained their stock from the Okavango and Thamalakane rivers in Botswana. (springer.com)
  • Your adventure begins in Botswana 's famed Okavango Delta, staying at a luxury tented-camp to watch wildlife along the Khwai River. (iexplore.com)
  • CDC recommends that travelers going to certain areas of Botswana take prescription medicine to prevent malaria. (cdc.gov)
  • Malaria information for Botswana. (cdc.gov)
  • The Botswana government's National Conservation Strategy and Tourism Policy was created to promote tourism while protecting wildlife areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Economic Forum report on Travel and Tourism Global Competitiveness ranked Botswana 88 out of 141 countries in its 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index. (wikipedia.org)
  • Economic aspects of tourism in national parks and game reserves: the case of Botswana. (springer.com)
  • Within southeastern Botswana the other main ethnic identity besides Tswana, that of the Khalagari (Western Sotho), has become so incorporated as to be almost indistinguishable from the Tswana. (britannica.com)
  • The main airport in Botswana is the Sir Sereste Khama International Airport, which is just outside of Gaborone, and most arrivals are from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Harare, and Nairobi. (internations.org)
  • According to a list cleared by the High Court of Botswana, President Masisi and Butale will contest against two other candidates for the presidency -- Duma Boko of the main opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), and Ndaba Gaolathe of the Alliance for Progressives. (allafrica.com)
  • If you must travel to Botswana, make sure you are fully vaccinated before travel. (cdc.gov)
  • Being landlocked, overland travel to Botswana is relatively easy. (internations.org)
  • Permanent and wilderness camps are fantastic options for budget travel holidays in Botswana: low on frills, high on adventure. (responsibletravel.com)
  • If you're travelling to Botswana, our travel advice and updates give you practical tips and useful information. (dfa.ie)
  • Don't forget to read Hotels.com genuine guest reviews, they match Expedia Botswana reviews for hotels and you can also check the TripAdvisor Botswana reviews score for each of our 0 hotels. (hotels.com)
  • 843,314 visitors arrived in Botswana that year with more than 720,000 from other African countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Expatriates from countries who have signed a Visa Abolition Agreement with Botswana are also exempt from requiring a tourist visa. (internations.org)
  • But despite this progress, Botswana continues to be one of the most unequal countries in the world and is plagued by high rates of unemployment and poverty. (cesr.org)
  • In Botswana, as in most countries, resource and mineral extraction takes place in poorer, rural areas, which are often home to indigenous and marginalized populations. (cesr.org)
  • Through fiscal discipline and sound management, Botswana transformed itself from one of the poorest countries in the world. (economy.com)
  • The University of Leicester welcomes students from Botswana. (le.ac.uk)
  • The country's name means "Land of the Tswana", referring to the dominant ethnic group in Botswana. (wikipedia.org)
  • IUCN's Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre was received by President Seretse Khama Ian Khama of Botswana recently for a meeting to discuss the country's conservation activities. (iucn.org)
  • Anyone traveling overland into Botswana may be asked to walk through a disinfectant solution to prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease. (internations.org)
  • WILDLIFE DIVERSITY in Botswana is high, with over 500 bird species, 120+ mammal species, and 70+ reptiles. (prweb.com)
  • If you are bitten or scratched by a dog or other mammal while in Botswana, there may be limited or no rabies treatment available. (cdc.gov)
  • Botswana offers a stable political, fiscal, and macroeconomic environment. (export.gov)