Botswana 2007

Botswana 2007

Africa
Yearbook 2007 Botswana. At the beginning of the year, Botswana border control against Zimbabwe sharpened the fear of a stream of illegal immigrants, after a large number of opposition groups were arrested in neighboring countries following protests against the Mugabe regime. Relations between Botswana and Zimbabwe have deteriorated since the Botswana government began building an electrified fence along the border. Officially, the 50-mile-long fence will prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth disease, but Zimbabwe sees it as a way to stop them from fleeing to Botswana. Over 56,000 Zimbabweans who crossed the border were deported from Botswana in 2006. According to abbreviationfinder: BC is the 2-letter acronym for the country of Botswana. According to CountryAAH, Gaborone is the capital city of Botswana. Botswana and Mauritius were the only African countries during…
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