Breakthrough for media freedom

Tuesday December 17, 2019 will go down in the annals of history of Botswana media as a day when the frontiers of press freedom in the country were pushed in a profound way.

For the first time in the history of the media and that of the judiciary in Botswana, cameras were allowed to roll inside the courtroom.

The broadcasting and live-streaming of the cases became possible as a result of the successful application to the High Court by Dikgang Publishing Company (DPC), the publishers of Mmegi, on Monday.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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