International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

E-Government: Challenges and Opportunities in Botswana
Nugi Nkwe

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the challenges encountered in e-government implementation, as well as the potential opportunities available in the context of Botswana society.
Design/methodology/approach – A detailed examination and analysis of Botswana's published e-government vision and strategy is presented, together with a review of other relevant literature.
Findings – The findings and implications of this study reveal Botswana is still lagging behind in utilizing information and communication technologies for delivering government services online.
Practical implications – An understanding of the current status of e-government in Botswana can help policy makers in the country pursue development of the public sector organizations on the one hand, and would be of importance for Botswana's economic future success on the other.
Originality/value – This is believed to be the most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of Botswana's plans and assessment of its level of readiness for delivery of e-government services.

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