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U.S. Government Promotes Botswana’s Environmental Resilience and Supports HIV Epidemic Control

U.S. Ambassador Craig L. Cloud travelled to Maun on May 4 to visit partners and U.S. government-funded projects demonstrating the United States’ support for Botswana’s economic and environment resiliency and community health. During a visit to the Elephant Havens, the Ambassador helped launch a rehabilitation center for orphaned elephants that will facilitate their eventual return ...
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U.S. Embassy Partners with Botswana to Launch the First Community Garden in Extension 11 Park

Press Release April 22, 2022 This year marks the 52nd Earth Day.  Each Earth Day, people around the world mobilize to raise awareness on important environmental issues, including climate change. Together with our international partners, including Botswana, we can take bold action to preserve our planet and to fight the climate crisis.   On Earth ...
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USAREUR-AF Commander Visits Kenya, Botswana

VICENZA, Italy – U.S. Army Europe and Africa (USAREUR-AF) Commanding General Gen. Christopher Cavoli visited military leaders in Kenya and Botswana April 10-14 to discuss mutual security interests in eastern and southern Africa. Cavoli met Lt. Gen. Francis Omandi Ogalla and Lt. Gen. Walter Raria Koipaton, Kenya Vice Chief of Defence Forces and Kenya Army ...
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Human Rights Report on Botswana

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Botswana is a constitutional, multiparty, republican democracy. Its constitution provides for the indirect election of a president and the popular election of a National Assembly. The Botswana Democratic Party has held a majority in the National Assembly since the nation’s founding in 1966. In 2019 President Mokgweetsi Masisi won his first full five-year ...
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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Competition Announcement

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the 2023-24 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program competition.  The application deadline is Friday, May 20, 2022, at 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time (5:59 AM Central Africa Time).  Applications must be submitted online at  https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey   Program Overview:  The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a one-year non-degree graduate-level study and ...
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