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Journal article
2016
African Studies Centre, Boston University

The article presents a study on schisms in Zimbabwean anti-colonial movements in Botswana in 1959-1979. It argues that the causes of the antagonisms between these movements were similar to the Zimbabwe African Peoples Union split on August 8, 1963, leading to the birth of the Zimbabwe African National Union. It also contends that the causes of the differences betwe...

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Journal article
2012
Taylor & Francis

This article analyses the dilemmas which the liberation struggle in Southern Africa, and specifically the Zimbabwean war of liberation, presented both for the many Zimbabwean refugees in Botswana and for the Botswana government. As a neighbouring state of both Rhodesia and South Africa, Botswana sought to follow a policy of diplomacy in resolving conflicts between ...

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Journal article
2012
Taylor & Francis

This article analyses the dilemmas which the liberation struggle in Southern Africa, and specifically the Zimbabwean war of liberation, presented both for the many Zimbabwean refugees in Botswana and for the Botswana government. As a neighbouring state of both Rhodesia and South Africa, Botswana sought to follow a policy of diplomacy in resolving conflicts between ...

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Journal article
2014
Taylor & Francis Group

This paper examines the origins and consolidation of agricultural enterprise in the white farming areas of Ghanzi and the Tati in Botswana. It argues that similarly to the white settler colonies in Africa, namely Kenya, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), the success of white settler agriculture depended on state support at the expense and neglect of...

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Journal article
2013
Taylor & Francis

This paper discusses attempts by the colonial officials to transform African crop production in Botswana in the 1930s. From the early 1930s, the British colonial officials made some modest and largely insignificant attempts to improve crop production in Botswana. The key issues addressed here are the nature and extent of the initiatives undertaken, such as agricult...

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