Pre-diamond Gaborone

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Readers should make allowance, as in this case, for flaws or blemishes in old photos. But with that proviso out of the way, we have here a fascinating photo of Gaborone before income from diamonds gave it such a massive lift off.

In a very sizeable area, it is possible to see perhaps half a dozen vehicles – the roads being effectively empty. Most of the Mall is still to be developed and there is still no Capitol Cinema. The Town Hall is splendidly isolated and thus easily identifiable – something which it has now lost.

On the northern side of the Mall, the Catholic Cathedral is easy to pick out as are the Gaborone Secondary School and Princess Marina complexes.

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