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botho...

Botho is a term from Botswana's language, Setswana; it means humanity, doing the right thing, consideration for others, moral fortitude.
Botswana
'…to harbour grudges was to disturb the social peace, the bond between people.' Botswana lady detective, Mma Ramotswe in Alexander McCall Smith's Blue Shoes and Happiness (p. 103)

Botswana morality is not just doing the right thing, but to forgive wrongdoers, and not bear a grudge, says Mma Ramotswe.

Botswana's Vision 2016 defines botho qualities as; a person of well-rounded character, a person who gains empowerment by empowering others… botho is 'a key national principle' that must 'permeate all aspects of our lives.' Botswana Daily News 2004.
 
 
MUSIC OF BOTSWANA
 
Traditional Music of Botswana

Tribal Songs of Batswana: "Yes! Yes! Oh! Oh!"

Older women in the village of Gabane
 
 
 
GUERRILLA GARDENING BOTSWANA


 
 
Location: Africa
Status: UN Country
Capital City: Gaborone
Main Cities: Francistown, Lobatse, Selebi-Phikwe
Population: 1,392,000
Area: 581,730 km2
Currency: 1 pula = 100 thebe
Languages: English, Setswana
Religions: Indigenous beliefs, Christian
 
 

 
 
 

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