Botswana Index 2006
Botswana Main Index
Botswana Transnational Issues - 2006
SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international:
commission established with Namibia has yet to resolve small residual disputes along the Caprivi Strip, including the Situngu marshlands along the Linyanti River; downstream Botswana residents protest Namibia's planned construction of the Okavango hydroelectric dam at Popavalle (Popa Falls); Botswana has built electric fences to stem the thousands of Zimbabweans who flee to find work and escape political persecution; Namibia has long supported and in 2004 Zimbabwe dropped objections to plans between Botswana and Zambia to build a bridge over the Zambezi River, thereby de facto recognizing their short, but not clearly delimited Botswana-Zambia boundary
NOTE: The information regarding Botswana on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Botswana Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Botswana Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.