Speak Out On Discrimination, Female Journalists Implored

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JOHANNESBURG: Women in the media have been advised to speak out and break the silence, as sexism and sexist attitudes remain a challenge in newsrooms.

The group editor-in-chief of Eye Witness News, Mahlatse Mahlase said this when addressing female journalists during a panel discussion on women in leadership at WITS Journalism recently.

Women in News (WIN) had organised the two-week media management training that attracted 25 women in media from Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, Tanzania and Kenya.

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Botswana deserves ideal political leaders

This remains to be seen, particularly as opposite unity has been seeing its ups and downs. In 2012, three opposition parties namely the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), and the Botswana National Front (BNF) formed a political alliance under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) would, after rebuffs, join the coalition in 2017.The promise made by the coalition to its...

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