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Botswana (Vol 6, 2009)
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Contents Volume 6, 2009.

Despite internal rifts, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) won a sound victory in the ninth election after independence. Botswana remained the Southern African region's most vocal critic of Zimbabwe's President Mugabe. Notwithstanding relative macroeconomic stability, dependence on diamond exports proved problematic as …

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Basedau, Matthias and von Soest, Christian, “Botswana (Vol 6, 2009)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2009_COM_0045>
First published online: 2010
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004185593, ISSN: 1871-2525



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