Francistown COE

Date: January 28, 2015
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Fact file
Country Botswana
Province/Region Northern part
Baseline score 53
Post 2015 score 81, Gold
Population 150 800
Number of women councillors 6
Number of men councillors 19
Joined the COE programme 2009
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme No
Summit 2018, 2019

The City of Francistown is the second city in the country is situated in the Northern part of Botswana closer to the borders of Zimbabwe. The city is reckoned for booming mining industry and with potential for tourism as it is a gateway to tourism destinations, such as Nata, Maun and Kasane. It is often described as the “Capital of the North.” It is located in eastern Botswana, about 400 kilometres (250 mi) north-northeast from the capital, Gaborone. Francistown is located at the confluence of the Tati and Inchwe rivers, and near the Shakawe river. The City of Francistown is an administrative district, separated from North-East District. It is administered by Francistown City Council. Francistown won the most resourcefulness in urban COE. Winner of Urban COE category

Click here to read City of Francistown’s 2019 SADC Gender Protocol@Work Summit entry.

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