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.

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