Botswana scraps anti-gay laws
Scenes of joy fill the High Court of Botswana and surrounding areas following a ruling in favour of decriminalising homosexuality. The High Court had been petitioned by an anonymous person, identified only by initials LM for security reasons, who had challenged sections 164 and 167 of the penal code.
Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark case
Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark case.
Zambia's new politician: Young, female, powerful
Across Africa, young women are rising through the ranks in politics and business. After Mali and Botswana appointed young female ministers in 2018, many celebrated it as a turning point. But it's another story for village councils, where youth – and especially women – are barely represented. We met with a young Zambian politician who is paving the way for change in her country.
Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
Diamond-rich Botswana has offered to lend neighboring Zimbabwe $95 million in private sector loans to help ease its economic crisis. It's rare for an African country to offer such a deal.
Botswana mulls lifting big game hunting ban
Botswana is mulling lifting a ban on big game hunting following recommendations from a government committee. The committee said lifting the ban on hunting animals, such as elephants, would "promote conservationism."