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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 77–81.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Khadija Sharife Botswana owns a 15 percent share in De Beers, an unprecedented entangling of a sovereign country with a private company. Investigative reporter Khadija Sharife reveals a mutual dependence between the diamond giant, Botswana, and the country’s leading party that has perverted...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 108–115.
Published: 01 September 2014
... South Africa and Botswana—eager to pursue business and trade opportunities. The South African economy was the largest beneficiary of Zimbabwe’s collapse. As Zimbabwe’s biggest trade partner, South Africa gained from the one way flow of goods and services. In a state of financial ruin, Zimbabwe...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 21–25.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., Botswana, Mozambique, Mauritius, peacekeepers from seven African militaries. Zambia, Malawi, Namibia, and Tanzania. It It is an uphill struggle, however, not is not, however, doing well in Zimbabwe. least because warlords and guerrilla bands That country suffers from historical inequi­ are all...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2002
... as in enforcement sources expect drug production Botswana, where over 35 percent of the to grow exponentially in Southeast Asia and population is infected, and its drug prob­ drug abuse to continue rising precipitously lem, though severe, does not yet compare to in China, adding to the unrest...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in Botswana, in 2002, the United Nations estimated that life expectancy of infants born in 2010 to 2015 would drop to 31.6 years from 70.7 because of the spread of AIDS. Equally in South Africa the projection was that average life expectancy would plunge to 41.5 years from 69.9 and in Zimbabwe to 31.8 years...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 94–105.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Britain’s days were numbered. In 1963, Britain granted Kenya independence, and the Brits packed their bags. within the new cache are documents revealing a british plot to test virulent poison gas in botswana in 1943 . Back in London, colonial officers kept quiet. “If we must sin,” Eric Griffiths...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 43–48.
Published: 01 March 2013
... prize, with $200,000 per year for life for the winner? Ibrahim: We’ve awarded three prizes in six years. We gave it to Joaquim Chissano, of Mozambique, then to Festus Mogae of Botswana and then Pedro Pires of Cape Verde. The prize is awarded by the prize committee, which I am not a member of. We...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 73–78.
Published: 01 September 2004
... fection rates for South Africa’s neighbors litical disorder in a nation already strug­ vary: Botswana, 39 percent; Mozambique, gling to safeguard thousands of nuclear 13 percent; Namibia, 22.5 percent; Zim­ weapons and vast quantities of nuclear ma­ babwe, 34 percent; Angola, 5.5 percent...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 March 2012
... doubled and the need for cheap energy skyrocketed. A 2002 WHO report states, that of the total urban air pollution related-deaths in 2000, nearly two-thirds of them occurred in developing countries in Asia. Of the WHO’s 10 most polluted cities, only Gaberone in Botswana is not a growing, impoverished city...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 112–122.
Published: 01 September 2015
... strategic interests.” And he added that Chinese companies “have also used ruthless tactics as they drill for oil and gas, prospect for minerals, and cut down forests.” Indeed, there have been outright hostilities in such African nations as Botswana, Ghana, Zambia, and Sudan. But trade is only a portion...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 53–60.
Published: 01 September 2005
...), pp. 7-8. ranked only 27th, and Italy 47th, two places behind Botswana. 6 0 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • FALL 2005 ...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of Africa’s first woman billionaire can be traced to this system. First floated by Gaydamak in the mid-1990s, her goal was to create a diamond-buying monopoly, much like De Beers’ scheme in Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa. Her company, TAIS, was set up in 1997 and incorporated in Switzerland for the sole...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 91–100.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in ivory except under strict international supervision. Participating would be African countries with demonstrably well-protected elephant populations that have already been allowed to sell stocks—Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe. With the future addition of countries with elephant populations...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 53–61.
Published: 01 June 2004
... negoti­ bined $235 billion per year to support their ations, with Uganda, Botswana, and Kenya agricultural producers, but only about $60 also becoming vocal players. Four West billion on foreign aid (about one-fifth of Africa and the Battle over Agricultural Protectionism 53 which goes to Africa...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2000
... in the weakest states. to a significant but limited extent in several For the United States as sole superpower, countries, including Uganda, Ethiopia, and maintaining the state system in peripheral Eritrea, by the path of war, and Ghana and regions is a national interest that is remote Botswana...