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By Joe Brock and Tiisetso Motsoeneng GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana will on Friday hold what are expected to be its closest elections since gaining independence from Britain 48 years ago as President Ian Khama's ruling party faces growing dissent in a country often heralded as a beacon of African democracy. Khama's Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is expected to win a reduced majority, extending the grip on power it has held since 1966. There is, however, growing support for opposition parties who say change is needed with economic growth slowing and unemployment stuck at around 20 percent. ...
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Never rail at the world, it is just as we make it,-
We see not the flower if we sow not the seed;
And as for ill-luck, why, it's just as we take it,-
The heart that's in earnest no bars can impede.
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