Limited freedom and intolerance in Botswana

  title={Limited freedom and intolerance in Botswana},
  author={Mokganedi Zara Botlhomilwe and David Sebudubudu and Bugalo Maripe},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary African Studies},
  pages={331 - 348}
Botswana has held ten successive formal elections without fail since independence in 1966. The country has transformed itself from one of the poorest countries at independence to an upper middle income one. On the basis of these, Botswana has been regarded as a political and economic model that has been largely praised for the resilience of her democratic institutions, respect for civil liberties, a high degree of political tolerance and an economic success story by African standards. To this… 
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