Gaborone


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Ga·bo·ro·ne

 (gä′bə-rō′nē)
The capital of Botswana, in the southeast part near the South African border. It was founded c. 1890.

Gaborone

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

Ga•bo•ro•ne

(ˌgɑ bəˈroʊ ni, ˌgæb ə-)

n.
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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BNOC has partnered with Turnstar Holdings to undertake public activations at Game City Mall in Gaborone and Nzano Mall in Francistown where a donation box will be availed for the public to make their donations.
Shrenuj Botswana announced that it is planning to establish a new integrated cutting, polishing and jewelry manufacturing plant in Gaborone in the next two years, with an investment of around $100 million.
The P4 million budget for the installation of flood lights in Gaborone North has been disbursed to Gaborone City Council (GCC).
Southwest African nation Botswana is planning to turn country s capital Gaborone a diamond hub by 2013.
Speaking during his launch as a prospective parliamentary candidate for Gaborone North on Saturday at Ledumang Diamond Freedom Square, Advocate Pilane said if voted into power, his party would provide health facilities of the same standard in the country.
Parliament has learnt that funds allocated to Gaborone North for gravelling of its internal road were inadequate.
Gaborone North MP, Mr Haskings Nkaigwa had asked when maintenance of Marang JSS in the Gaborone North constituency would commence.
When launching Gaborone South parliamentary hopeful, Mr Nelson Ramaotwana UDC deputy leader, Mr Dumelang Saleshando pleaded with the electorate to vote for the coalition movement and afford it the chance to reduce the level of unemployment.
Assistant Minister of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services, Mr Itumeleng Moipisi, says there is no date for the next allocation of residential plots in Gaborone due to unavailability of land.
The commendation came from Vice President, Mr Slumber Tsogwane during the 5th Sai Students' Vision Support Programme in Gaborone on Sunday.
Speaking at the launch of Gaborone Central UDC prospective parliamentary candidate, Dr Mpho Pheko, Mr Saleshando said the UDC manifesto promised Batswana an efficient and inclusive economy that supported acceleration of job opportunities and building an economy that worked for all.
This is a project whereby cameras are being mounted in busy public places which have been identified as crime prone areas, said Sylvia Muzila, the mayor of Francistown, which is situated some 430km northeast of the country's capital city Gaborone.