Botswana

 
Mopane worms sound climate alert
Mopane worms sound climate alert
When the summer rains arrive in eastern Botswana, people travel for hours to the region and head into the mopane woodlands in search of the...
Who is Botswana’s new President Mokgweetsi Masisi?
Who is Botswana’s new President Mokgweetsi Masisi?
Earnest, highly educated, elitist and remote, President Mokgweetsi Masisi lacks the charisma of Botswana’s former president Ian Khama. But unless...
Botswana president’s bittersweet farewell
Botswana president’s bittersweet farewell
Tsaone Segaetsho in Gaborone
Paradigm shift as African countries throw their weight behind ivory ban
Paradigm shift as African countries throw their weight behind ivory ban
Calls from conservation groups for a strong line and a near total ban on the sale of ivory were strengthened last week when 32 African nations
Hunters should stop using lead bullets and help save the vultures
Hunters should stop using lead bullets and help save the vultures
Vultures in Africa are in crisis. Across the continent...
Letters to the Editor: February 23 to March 1
Letters to the Editor: February 23 to March 1
As a coloured queer man, I was disturbed that Inxeba (The Wound) was reclassified with a rating of X18 for strong “pornographic” content, as...
Trans victory opens the door
Trans victory opens the door
Thato Moletsi pauses for a while, mulling over my question: What ultimately led him, a transgender man, to take the Botswana government to court in...
Murder trail leads to Botswana
Murder trail leads to Botswana
A cold-blooded murder in South Africa, allegedly linked to a money-laundering scheme, has reverberated across the border into neighbouring Botswana...
Botswana’s queer creatives push for change
Botswana’s queer creatives push for change
“This used to be the most popping neighbourhood,” Gape Khudu says, of Phase Two in Gaborone, where he shares a house with his close friend,...
'A sad day for donkeys in Zimbabwe': groups slam plans for meat factory
'A sad day for donkeys in Zimbabwe': groups slam plans for meat factory
Zimbabwe has announced plans to open its first donkey abattoir, sparking outrage from animal welfare groups.
Inside Botswana’s illegal donkey trade
Inside Botswana’s illegal donkey trade
When Chinese businessperson Daniel Wong arrived in the Kweneng district of Botswana in November 2015, he excited local councillors and thousands of...

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