US ambassador preaches importance of media freedom

The just credentialled US ambassador to Botswana, Earl Miller says media freedom keeps societies and economies vibrant, energetic and strong.

Officiating at a five-day investigative journalism training workshop in the capital Monday, Miller noted that the media were the public’s eyes and ears.

He implored journalists to ensure that their readers were armed with the information needed to effect change, to make decisions about who to vote, and ultimately, to hold parties and electorates accountable.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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