Botswana ranked 30th peaceful nation

Batswana rejoicing during Independence Celebrations at the National Stadium
Batswana rejoicing during Independence Celebrations at the National Stadium

FRANCISTOWN: Botswana has been ranked the 30th peaceful nation on Earth according to the recent world rankings of the 2019 Global Peace Index.

Botswana dropped one place on the rankings.

The drop in the index may be partly attributed to the increased house breaking, murder and rape cases.

Editor's Comment
Botswana deserves ideal political leaders

This remains to be seen, particularly as opposite unity has been seeing its ups and downs. In 2012, three opposition parties namely the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), and the Botswana National Front (BNF) formed a political alliance under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) would, after rebuffs, join the coalition in 2017.The promise made by the coalition to its...

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