Notwane Pharmacy celebrates Golden Jubilee

Landmark: Notwane Pharmacy was amongst the first businesses in the Main Mall PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Landmark: Notwane Pharmacy was amongst the first businesses in the Main Mall PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

From the post-colonial era, one of the last British Empire’s colonies, Bechuanaland of Queen Elizabeth II, also known as MmaMosadinyana, came an independent Botswana in 1966.

Bechuanaland had all along been a British Protectorate from as far back as 1885.

Up to the eve of self-rule in 1965, the seat of government for the protectorate had been based in Mafikeng, now the capital of the North-West province of South Africa, which itself was born in 1994. The administrative capital of the current Botswana as we now know it, would only be moved to its present location in 1965. It was initially named Gaberones and later renamed Gaborone in 1969.


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