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Botswana

Capital :Gaborone

Land Area :600,370 sq km

Head of Government : President HE Mr Festus G Mogae (since 1 April 1998)

Population :1,640,115 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages :English (official), Setswana

Major Religion(s) : Christian 71.6%, Badimo 6%, other 1.4%, unspecified 0.4%, none 20.6% (2001 census)

Date of Joining : 1966

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Articles in CHRI Newsletter:

E-magazine:

  • Appraisal Time, Commonwealth Police Watch E-Magazine, Vol. 1, December 2004.