Saturday, 18 February 2012
Formal Name: The Republic of Botswana
Local Name: Botswana
Local Formal Name: The Republic of Botswana
Commonwealth | United Nations | African Union
Status: UN Country
Capital City: Gaborone
Main Cities: Francistown, Lobatse, Selebi-Phikwe
Area: 581,730 km2
Currency: 1 pula 100 thebe
Languages: English, Setswana
Religions: indigenous Beliefs, Christian
Galesiti Baruti, novelist and academic.
Unity Dow born 1959, judge, human rights activist and writer.
Bessie Head 1937—1986, novelist and short-story writer born in South Africa.
Leetile Disang Raditladi 1910–1971, playwright and poet.
Barolong Seboni born 1957, poet and academic.