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  • Barei, G. (University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit/http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2000)
    This article focuses on three districts of Botswana, namely Central District, Ngwaketse District and Kgatleng District. It argues that as a result of the role played by the institution of chieftainship in elections, ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Routledge, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t713429127, 2009)
    Although economic, political, ethnic and religious factors have led to regionalisms and other divides, causing civil strife and civil wars in many countries, in Botswana the north-south divide existed for a long time merely ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis group), http://www.routledge.com, 2009)
    Although economic, political, ethnic and religious factors have led to regionalisms and other divides, causing civil strife and civil wars in many countries, in Botswana the north south divide existed for a long time merely ...
  • Bolaane, M. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004)
    The aim of this paper is to present a background discussion on the impact of game reserve policy on Bugakhwe, “River BaSarwa” (Bushmen/San people) in Eastern Ngamiland. The issues of local community ownership and its ...
  • Bolaane, M. (Blackwell Synergy; The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com, August, 2004)
    The aim of this paper is to present a background discussion on the impact of game reserve policy on Bugakhwe, " River BaSarwa" (Bushmen/San people) in Eastern Ngamiland. The issues of local community ownership and its ...
  • Chebanne, A. (Routledge (Taylor and francis) www.routledge.com, 2010)
    The Khoisan people are one of the indigenous peoples of Southern Africa. Botswana has the greatest diversity of these autochthonous communities. As ethnic minorities, they are characterized in the main by small ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Routledge (Taylor and francis) www.routledge.com, 2010)
    This article argues that the Kalahari desert region of the Kwena tribal reserve quietly slipped out of the imperial command from 1930–1950, at a time when British colonial authorities achieved territorial control of the ...
  • Morton, R.F. (Cambridge University Press http://www.jstor.org./stable/181722, 1985)
    During the South African War of I899-I902 the Kgatla people and their leader, Linchwe I, became deeply involved in fighting on Britain's side against the Boers, and the history of their campaign helps in many ways to explain ...
  • Parsons, N. (Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana, http://www.ub.bw, 1997)
    This article is about the way people of Tswana origin related with non Tswana speaking people and how they referred to them. It talks about how some of the non Tswana speaking people especially the Whites or Makgowa came ...
  • Morapedi, W.G. (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    This article grapples with issues that have largely remained outside the realms of migrant labour studies in colonial Botswana: the positive input of migrant wages to agricultural production and the effects of migrant ...
  • Mgadla, P.T. (Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana, 1997)
    This paper is about the introduction of western education by Missionaries in Africa. These European Missionaries left their homes for religius reasons, to convert the "heathens" to the christian religion. Convertion to ...
  • Makgala, Christian John (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com, 2006)
    This article is a modest sketch of the historical background to the phenomenon of xenophobia, with which policymakers in Botswana are grappling in the early twenty-first century. It is not, however, a historical treatise ...
  • Molefi, R.K.K. (University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit / http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2001)
    This paper examines the responses of colonial governments to outbreaks of bubonic plague in the interior, particularly that of the Bechuanaland Protectorate (Botswana) administration. Bubonic plague first reached Southern ...
  • Parsons, N. (University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit/http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2002)
    This article talks about how the body of El Negro was stolen from southern Africa and how it was kept as an exhibit in a museum in Spain. Two French taxidermists stole the body later known as El Negro from a grave beyond ...
  • Morapedi, W.G. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2007)
    For the last two decades, Botswana has had a reputation as a ‘country of immigration’, based on the large-scale import of skilled expatriates from Africa, Asia, and the West. This policy has been accompanied by a general ...
  • Segobye, A.K. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2007)
    The colonial and postcolonial experiences of Africans reflect the myriad changes which African societies have undergone over the last few centuries. These include cultural, political and economic transformations mainly ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Oxford university press/www.oup.com, 2005)
    This article assesses the weaknesses of opposition in Botswana through the case of Kenneth Koma, the influential President of the Botswana National Front (BNF) from 1977 to 2001. This is done by examining the perception that ...
  • Morapedi, Wazha G. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com, 2006)
    This article analyses the colonial government’s intervention in crop production in Botswana through the ‘progressive farmer’ scheme, from 1946 to independence in 1966. Crop production was not a highly remunerative venture ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
    This essay examines, through taxation, the relationship between British colonial administrators, Tswana Dikgosi (chiefs) and their subjects in the Bechuanaland Protectorate from 1899 to 1957. It argues that since ...
  • Bolaane, Maitseo M.M. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com, 2007)
    The aim of this article is to examine the historical relationship between tsetse fly control, the cattle industry and game policy in northern Botswana. The article will locate the Botswana case in the context of contemporary ...

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