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Botswana (Vol 1, 2004)
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Contents Volume 1, 2004.

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) once again secured a sound victory in the eighth post-independence elections in October. Foreign affairs were marked by apparently growing tensions with neighbouring Zimbabwe. Notwithstanding relative macroeconomic stability, the economy remained heavily dependent on diamonds, and HIV/AIDS continued to pose a…

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Basedau, Matthias, “Botswana (Vol 1, 2004)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2004_COM_0044>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004144620, ISSN: 1871-2525



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