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The capital of Botswana, in the southeast part near the South African border. It was founded c. 1890.


(Placename) the capital of Botswana (since 1964), in the extreme southeast. Pop: 186 007 (2001). Former name: Gaberones


(ˌgɑ bəˈroʊ ni, ˌgæb ə-)

the capital of Botswana, in the SE part. 110,973. Formerly, Gaberones.
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Noun1.Gaborone - capital and largest city of Botswana in the extreme southeast
Botswana, Republic of Botswana - a landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s
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Staugard, Traditional Medicinal Plants: Traditional Medicine in Botswana, lpeleng, Gabarone, Botswana, 1989.
Challenges Facing the Construction Industry in Developing Countries, Proceeding of 2nd International Conference of Construction in Developing Countries, 15- 17 November, Gabarone, Botswana.
Community home-based care (CHBC), was defined in the Gabarone Declaration that emerged from a conference of representatives from 10 countries in the region as "the care given to an individual in his/her own environment (home) by his/her family and supported by skilled welfare officers and communities to meet not only the physical and health needs, but also the spiritual, material, and psychosocial needs" (ProCAARE, 2001; Family Health International, 2004, pg.
U.S.-funded ILEAs are located in Gabarone, Botswana;
Mr Darby will meet the students in Botswana's capital Gabarone with Bishop Martin for the consecration of Botswana's new bishop.
As is the case with most of the world, cities are now the main destination of migrants within sub-Saharan Africa, with major regional centers such as Gabarone, Johannesburg, Khartoum, Kampala, Nairobi, and Dakar becoming magnets for migrants from across the region.
In 2011, the Botswana Gabarone Index earned its place as the seventh best performing stock exchange in the world, up 8.8%.
The purpose of this paper, then, is to assess the effectiveness of Makganbenangs's strategy in promoting pro-social knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours among the target audience of Batswana aged between 10 and 49 years of age in the greater Gabarone region of Botswana.
See also report of the NACA, Ntwa e Bolotse, ACHAP, Gabarone (2003).
The eighth in the University of California Press series "The Anthropology of Christianity," this volume is a microstudy of one small Apostolic congregation in a township in Gabarone, Botswana.
Dit het so sleg gegaan dat Dr Casper Schmidt [...] al die pad Gabarone toe gery het met sy Volkswagen om Wopko te gaan bevry.
Eurostar, an Indian-owned diamond trading and cutting company, is one of the latest businesses to open a factory in Botswana; it cuts and polishes diamonds in the capital Gabarone. Botswana accounts for an estimated 27% of global diamond production, but until recently the delicate art of polishing and cutting happened overseas.