Ian Khama

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A polling officer explains the ballot paper to a voter at the Ntebogang Community Junior School polling station in Kanye, in Botswana. Photograph: Monirul Bhuiyan/AFP

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party has been declared the winner of the African country’s general election, overcoming an opposition coalition backed(...)

A group of elephants in  the Okavango Delta in Botswana. The country is home to around 130,000 elephants. Photograph: Gernot Hensel/EPA

Botswana, which has the world’s highest number of elephants, has lifted its ban on big game hunting in a decision that has brought anger from wildlif(...)

Botswana’s president Ian Khama at his desk in Gaborone, Botswana, on September 19th. Photograph: Siyabonga Sishi/Reuters
Happy 50th birthday, Botswana
  • Africa
  • September 30, 2016, 00:38

Our commemoration of the 1916 Rising invites us to reflect on other countries’ emergence from a colonial past especially when they too celebrate a sig(...)