Boteti River

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Aug 212011
Boteti River

The Boteti River (also Botletle River) is a natural watercourse in Botswana. It derives flow from the core Okavango Delta through the Thamalakane River in Maun. It flowed year-round before the mid 1990s, after which decreasing flows led to seasonal desiccation in some lower reaches. In the rainy season the Boteti discharges to the Makgadikgadi [Curious? Find out more…]

Limpopo River

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Jun 192009
Limpopo River

Botswana – Zimbabwe – South Africa (Limpopo) – Mozambique
The Limpopo is the second largest river in Africa that drains to the east, after the Zambezi River. Around 1 750 kilometers long, it starts at the confluence of the Marico and Crocodile rivers in South Africa and flows in a great arc, first zig-zagging northeast and [Curious? Find out more…]

Jun 022009
Chobe River

Angola – Zambia – Namibia – Botswana
The Chobe River rises in the central Angolan plateau on the slopes of Mount Tembo. There, it is called the Kwando (a Hambukushu name), and travels enormous distances through Kalahari sands before reaching Botswana; here it becomes the Linyanti (a Subiya name) until it reaches Ngoma where it becomes [Curious? Find out more…]

Okavango River & Delta

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Apr 162009
Okavango River & Delta

Angola – Namibia – Botswana
The Okavango River is the fourth-longest river system in southern Africa, running southeastward for 1,600 km (1,000 miles). It begins in Angola, where it is known as the Cubango River. Further south it forms part of the border between Angola and Namibia, and then flows into Botswana, draining into the Moremi [Curious? Find out more…]

Zambezi River

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Apr 032009
Zambezi River

Zambia – Angola – Namibia – Botswana – Zimbabwe – Mozambique
The legendary Zambezi River is in itself a spectacle and is the namesake of this pristine wilderness. Along its 2 700 km course, the Zambezi fertilizes the Barotse Floodplains and plunges over the Ngonye Falls. Here, the mighty Zambezi River reaches a 1 500m wide [Curious? Find out more…]