- n a member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa
- Ian Khama in AFP
I will not hesitate to fire lazy people because they have no place in my government. Batswana (local people) deserve good services and I will make sure that that is exactly what they get,Khama told a final rally Thursday.
- Festus Mogae in IRINnews.org
What is happening is very dangerous because South Africa is a diverse country. We have more Swazis in South Africa than in Swaziland, many more Batswana here than in Botswana and more Basotho in South Africa than in Lesotho. So it is clear that the... Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nkosazana_Dlamini-Zuma&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEwJWkzxSAPOkj2ktGiCU8I1Lf5dw Independent Online http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iol.co.za/index.php%3Fset_id%3D1%26click_id%3D13%26art_id%3Dvn20080519102500240C339973&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFXt_EcE63h21f6_LmNHEvz890q3Q May 19, 2008
8552 12088 batswana But unless remedial action is taken the envisaged crop failure could lead to a reversal of these gains, at a time when we seek to ensure the nutrition security of all Batswana [people]", said Mogae.