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Africa: Botswana

Security guards arrive for their shift at a power station outside Gaborone, Botswana, on November 23, 2015. Journalists in Botswana said they will remain vigilant after the passage of a new surveillance law in February 2022. ReutersSiphiwe Sibeko

Botswana journalists remain ‘vigilant’ under new surveillance law

May 5, 2022 | Africa: Botswana

When Botswana rsquo;s government sought to pass a new law early this year that would have allowed for warrantless su ...

Apr 20, 2022 | Africa: Botswana

Botswana's former president Ian Khama faces 13 criminal charges, including illegally possessing five firearms, court doc ...

Jan 31, 2022 | Africa: Botswana

Botswana authorities should retract or reform a bill that could help police and other investigators intercept jou ...

Jan 4, 2022 | Africa: Botswana

Botswana leader Mokgweetsi Masisi has been replaced by his Vice President after testing positive for Covid. The country, ...

Dec 2, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

Brazzaville, Geneva, Nairobi, 2 December 2021 ndash; Botswana has become the first high-burden country to be ...

Nov 29, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

Botswana's government on Monday lost a legal attempt to overturn a landmark ruling that decriminalised homosexuality. ...

Nov 25, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

British scientists have raised the alarm over a new Covid variant believed to have emerged in Botswana that is the most ...

Oct 12, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

Botswana's Court of Appeal on Tuesday started hearing a government attempt to overturn a landmark ruling that decriminal ...

Sep 15, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

Botwana Boxing Association (BoBA) has elevated its publicity secretary (spokesperson), Taolo Tlouetsile to Secretary Gen ...

Jul 14, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

Tsaone Basimanebotlhe was not expecting security agents to appear at her home in a village outside Gaborone, Botswan ...

Jul 7, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

An exceptionally large and white 1,174-carat diamond stone has been unearthed in Botswana, a mining company announced We ...

Jun 16, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

Botswanan diamond firm Debswana said Wednesday it had unearthed a 1,098-carat stone that it described as the third large ...

Jun 3, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

Botswana authorities should immediately drop the criminal charges against two journalists and three media workers ...

May 7, 2021 | Africa: Botswana

Oratile Dikologang was naked when police officers pulled black plastic over his head during his detention in April 2 ...

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