Can Botswana soothe Paris� pain?

In so far as climate change is concerned, the answer is yes. When senior environment officials, including the minister, touch down in Paris, France for the biggest conference on climate change, Botswana will be at the forefront of countries with robust proposals on the global challenge. Mmegi Correspondent, BONIFACE KEAKABETSE, reports

Paris is known as the city of ‘love and lights’. The former comes from Paris’ reputation as a magnet for the lovestruck while the latter comes from its fame as a centre of bright ideas and education.

Romance or bright ideas, however, are the last thing on Parisians’ minds, as they emerge from the worst terror attacks in their history, with the city, country and region frozen in shock at the brazen and callous nature of the assault.

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GBV: The big elephant in the room

Sadly, the country seems not to have proper tools and the extent to which women and the girl-child are being abused is not adequately measured.Almost every week there are reports of women being attacked by their significant others and while men are attacked as well, women seem to be more on the receiving end.On May 24, 2023 news broke that a woman who was receiving support from the Botswana Gender-Based Violence Prevention Centre in Gaborone, was...

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