Migration among the Batswana

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African Studies Center, Boston University , Boston, MA (125 Bay State Rd., Boston 02215)
Migration, Internal -- Botswana -- Mathematical mo



Statementby Robert E.B. Lucas.
SeriesWorking papers / African Studies Center, Boston University ;, no. 70, Working papers (Boston University. African Studies Center) ;, no. 70.
LC ClassificationsHB2123.9.A3 L82 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination27 leaves ;
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Open LibraryOL3262475M
LC Control Number83182717

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A History of the Batswana and Origin of Bophuthatswana: A Handbook of a Survey of the Tribes of the Batswana, S. Ndebele, QwaQwa, and Botswana P. Breutz Breutz, - Bophuthatswana (South Africa) - pagesReviews: 1.

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Botswana, country in the centre of Southern Africa. The territory is roughly triangular—approximately miles ( km) from north to south and miles from east to west—with its eastern side protruding into a sharp point.

Its eastern and southern borders are marked by river courses and an old.

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The paper mainly focuses on theoretical perspectives of international migration. In line with that, an overview of international migration is provided at the beginning.

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The area's major ethnic group is the Batswana who were herders and farmers living in tribal groups.

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There were larger migrations into Botswana of these people from South Africa during the Zulu wars of the early s.

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EFFECTS/ CHANGES OF MISSIONARIES AMONG BATSWANA POSITIVE EFFECTS Education: introduction to western education or literacy. Missionaries taught the Batswana how to read and write mainly for the Batswana to be able to read the Bible.

Tswana literature: The first Tswana words were written down by the missionaries in a spelling book. The earliest inhabitants of the region were the San, who were followed by the Tswana.

About half the country today is ethnic Tswana. The term for the country's people, Batswana, refers to national rather than ethnic origin.

Encroachment by the Zulu in the s and by Boers from Transvaal in the s and s threatened the peace of the region. Coherence and synergies among UNDP and UN programmes 45 Monitoringand evaluation of UNDP programmes 46 6. Strategicpositioning 47 UNDP and Botswana’s development priorities 47 Strategicdimensions of UNDP practice areas 48 UNDP’S strategic partnerships in Botswana 51 UNDP Botswana’s comparative advantages and.

The Tswana (Tswana: Batswana, singular Motswana) are a Bantu-speaking ethnic group who are native to Southern Tswana language is a member of Sotho-Tswana language group which belongs to the Bantu language family group. Both Northern Sotho and Sesotho derive from the Setswana language and the people speaking these languages are an offshoot of the Tswana people.

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