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Population: 2.6m
GDP: $17.61bn
Debt: 19.6% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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Khama country, again

The ruling duo of Mogae and Khama is consolidating ahead of next year's elections

When President Festus Mogae took office in April on Sir Quett Ketumile Masire's resignation, he proclaimed his government's commitment to human rights. Yet this seems to bypass the...

Best friends

The world's largest diamond producer by value stands ready to see off rivals as world recession slashes gemstone demand, especially from east Asia. The Debswana Mining Company, whi...

Good news

The country remains a favoured African democracy – but only after international protests and a dignified climb-down by government. With elections due in 1999, the government ...

Dust on the diamonds

Like Mandela and Mugabe, Masire has to settle the succession issue

On the face of it, Sir Ketumile Masire's Presidency has been a roaring success. For 16 years, he has run one of Africa's most stable and prosperous countries. Masire's Botswana Dem...

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