Gaborone

Botswana's capital city, Gaborone rises in a very quiet region. It had always been so. In the past, it used to be the land of wandering shepherds who took their herds along the shores of river Notwane. In the point where this river met river Seshane ruled the Tlokwa tribe, which was famous for the [...]
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Covid in Botswana, situation and useful tips

Covid 19 is the worst pandemic the world has faced since 1918. The virus seems hard to fight, and it comes back in periods making nations fall into panic and emergency. How about Africa? How about Botswana? Africa looks like living a better situation but the problem is quite controversial, because  there are not enough [...]
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Amin Dada’s Palace and Torture Chambers

He was called "the butcher", "the cannibal", "the fury". He was  Idi Oumé Amin Dada, a military general who took the power in Uganda in 1971 and became one of the most cruel dictators in Africa. In 8 years he carried out the worst war crimes and violent actions against civilians ever recorded in Uganda. [...]
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Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park has a troubled history. The local population hardly accepted the existence of this natural area and has been fighting for the land since the beginning. It all started in 1934 when a large natural area -  2500 sq km - was closed in order to protect the precious local fauna. The many [...]
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Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda

Volcanoes National Park is a protected area set in the north-west of Rwanda, very close to the border lines with Uganda and the Republic of Congo. Its name is due to the five volcanoes included in its 160 sq km territory, no one of which is active today. The record of this park is to [...]
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