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Gaborone

(gäbərō`nē), city (1992 est. pop. 140,000), capital of Botswana. It is located on the country's major railroad line and has a small international airport. The city is the country's administrative center. Nearby manganese and asbestos mines have led to increased industrial expansion, and diamonds are processed, sorted, and traded. The city was founded c.1890 by Gaborone Matlapin, an African chief, and was known as Gaberones. In 1965 it replaced what is now MahikengMahikeng,
formerly Mafikeng
or Mafeking
, city (2011 pop. 290,269), capital of North West prov., N central South Africa, near the border of Botswana. It is the market for the surrounding cattle-raising and dairy-farming area and is an important railroad depot.
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, South Africa, as capital of the Bechuanaland Protectorate; it remained the capital when Bechuanaland became independent as Botswana in 1966, and received its present name in 1969. The South African Development Community (SADC) makes its headquarters in Gaborone; the organization was formed in 1980 in order to increase economic cooperation among its members and reduce dependence on South Africa. Gaborone is the seat of the Univ. of Botswana (1971).

Gaborone

the capital of Botswana (since 1964), in the extreme southeast. Pop.: 186 007 (2001)
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Speaking during a courtesy call that his delegation paid on Gaborone City Council, Mr Henrie said if Gaborone City Councilcould be prompt, it could sign a twinning agreement with the city of Victoria council even before the present councillors' mandate ended in October.
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It is important to recognise and appreciate outstanding work of employees at all times as this motivates them and encourages them to continue performing to their level best, Gaborone City Council town clerk, Mr Mpho Mathe has said.
The Trust also has existing partnerships with organisations such as Botswana National Sports Commission, Botswana Athletics Association, Botswana Police Services, Gaborone City Council, Gaborone Game Reserve, Sefalana Cash and Carry, Security Services, Rescue One, Gaborone Running Club (GRC), O3 Beverages and Creations of Africa, all of which contribute to the success of the event.