Botswana

Botswana Decriminalises Homosexuality!

Botswana's high court ruled to decriminalise homosexuality on Tuesday, in a landmark case being watched across Africa after Kenya recently upheld its own anti-homosexuality laws.Botswana is regarded as one of Africa's most stable and dem...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Bessie Head’s Maru: A Literary Glimpse into Botswana’s Early Tribalism.

“There was something Dikeledi called a sham. It made people believe they were more important than the normal image of humankind. She had grown up surrounded by sham.”-Bessie Head, MaruBessie Head’s Maru (1971) is without question one of ...

Neo Sithole·3 months ago

Botswana, Rwanda Forge Partnership

 As the Gulfstream 650 presidential jet ascended from the tarmac of Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to navigate its path back to Kigali on June 28 afternoon, signaling the end of Rwandan President Mr Paul Kagame's two-day state v...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Botswana Backtracking? - Botswana’s Government Appealing Pro-LGBTQ+ Ruling a Leap in the Wrong Direction.

In June the High Court of Botswana overturned laws that for decades had criminalised consensual same-sex relations. The ruling has been praised in as a victory for the LGBTQ+ community internationally as well as step in the right directi...

Neo Sithole·2 months ago

Botswana endorses Kenya's bid for UN Security Council seat

Kenya’s bid for a seat on the UN Security council (UNSC) when a seat becomes vacant later in the year has received endorsement from Botswana. Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi, during a visit to Nairobi, said his country would back Ke...

Joburg Post·about 2 months ago