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Inauguration address by H. E. President Khama, President of the republic of Botswana 2009 national assembly
I once more take the solemn Oath of Office of President with a great sense of humility. I am humbled by the expression of faith and trust bestowed upon me and my Government by the citizens of this country.

Botswana : A nation at Cross Roads
Madam Speaker and colleagues allow me to respond to the address by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Botswana. I will do so by presenting the state of our nation as we see it....
Zimbabwe Election Support Network - Botswana general election report 2009
The Zimbabwe Election Support Network, comprising thirty Zimbabwe based civic society groups with a mission of promoting democratic elections in Zimbabwe had the occasion to be invited to observe the ...
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Botswana Elections 2009 : Election Wrap-up voter Turnout and results
The 2009 general election produced the highest overall voter turnout ever recorded in Botswana. According to figures supplied by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) at least 544,031 valid votes were cast for Parliamentary candidates in the just concluded General Election, a substantial 23% increase over the previous highest turnout in 2004.
Way forward for the opposition