A call for collaboration in Botswana’s media landscape

In response to the recent World Press Freedom Day celebrations, the Botswana Editors Forum (BEF) issued a statement calling for greater inclusivity and consultation within the country’s media sector.

This call is both timely and crucial, as it reflects a growing need for unity and collaboration amongst media bodies to address pressing issues facing the nation.

The theme of this year’s Press Freedom Day, “A Press for the Planet: Journalism in the Face of the Environmental Crisis,” resonates deeply with Batswana, particularly in light of the ongoing human and wildlife conflict. Botswana’s rich wildlife population is not only a national treasure but also a vital component of its tourism industry. Therefore, it is imperative that the media be adequately equipped to report on environmental challenges and promote public awareness.

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