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___ Government Bodies and Federal Ministries of Republic of Botswana
List of Botswana's National Government Agencies and Ministries.Botswana is a parliamentary representative democracy with a multi-party system. The President of the Republic is both head of state and head of government.
Executive power is exercised by the government with the Prime Minister as the head of the Executive Branch along with the Council of Ministers.
The legislative power is is vested in both the government and the National Assembly. The judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature. Last election was held on 16th October 2009.
Accoding to the U.S. State Department, Botswana is the only nation on the African continent since the end of colonial rule to have achieved a clean record of free and fair elections since independence, having held 10 elections since 1966 without any serious incidents of corruption. Botswana is considered to be, along with post apartheid South Africa, the most democratic nation in Africa.
According to Transparency International, Botswana is the least corrupt country in Africa and ranks similarly close to Portugal and South Korea.
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Coat of arms of Botswana
||Office of the President|
|National Assembly||Parliament of Botswana|
|Ministries of Botswana:|
|Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC)||Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|Ministry of Local Government (MLG)||Ministry of Local Government (MLG)|
|Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism
||Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism|
|Administration of Justice (AOJ)|
Justice in Botswana is primarily administered by the Administration of Justice.
|Administration of Justice (AOJ)|
|Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP)||Ministry of Finance|
|Ministry of Education and Skills Development||Ministry of Education and Skills Development|
|Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC)
||Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture|
|Ministry of Labour & Home Affairs (MLHA)||Ministry of Labour & Home Affairs
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|Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST)
||Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology|
|Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC)
||Ministry of Transport and Communications|
|Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI)||Ministry of Trade and Industry|
|Ministry of Lands and Housing (MLH)
||Ministry of Lands and Housing|
|Ministry of Health (MOH)||Ministry of Health|
|Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR)
||Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources|
|Ministry of Agriculture (MOA)
||Ministry of Agriculture|
|Other Botswana government (parastatal) agencies:|
|Air Botswana||Air Botswana|
|Banka ya Botswana ||Bank of Botswana|
|Botswana Bureau of Standards||Botswana Bureau of Standards|
|Botswana Development Corporation||Botswana Development Corporation|
|Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC)||Botswana Housing Corporation|
|Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis||Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis|
|Botswana Power Corporation||Botswana Power Corporation|
|Botswana Stock Exchange||Botswana Stock Exchange|
|Central Statistics Office CSO||Central Statistics Office|
|More about Botswana:
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Botswana Country Profile
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