oa Botswana Notes & Records - "Not Knots in a Piece of String": Counting the Population in 1964

Volume 36 Number 1
  • ISSN : 0525-5090



In August 1963 Campbell was told that a census for Botswana was due. ""This census is important You must count people where they slept the night at every house in the country. The first National Elections are due in March 1965 and we need census figure to delimit constituencies. Political parties must have time to organise.' He asked, ""And how long have I got?"" and was told, ""Nine months to produce results.""

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