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Botswana (Vol 5, 2008)
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See also Botswana 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018.

Contents Volume 5, 2008.

Despite a transfer of power to a new head of government, Botswana continued to enjoy political stability. The handing over of the presidency from President Mogae to Ian Khama went smoothly, while the opposition remained divided. Unlike his predecessor, Khama showed little patience with the turmoil in Zimbabwe. While diamond production remained the engine of econ…

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Basedau, Matthias and von Soest, Christian, “Botswana (Vol 5, 2008)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2008_COM_0045>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004178113, ISSN: 1871-2525



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