Legislating For Climate Change Post-2019

No Image

Global temperatures have been uncharacteristically at an all-time high. Severe food and water shortages and floods plague Africa, Asia and Latin America, causing climate migrants to abandon lands they have called home for centuries.

The Bahamas has just been hit by hurricane Dorian and the Thamalakane river and Lake Ngami are also drying up. Animals are dying and any hope of harvest dying with them. We are undoubtedly in the mist of a climate emergency. 

In May, President Mokgweetsi Masisi officially declared Botswana to be in drought after months of unevenly distributed rains, severe heat waves and dry spells.

Editor's Comment
A woman’s right to choose: Or is it?

Here in Botswana, we have many single-parent households, mostly female-led, so what does that suggest? That some fathers choose to ditch the responsibility of caring for their children and leave them to the ones who carry them during pregnancy to do the heavy lifting.Of course, in other dynamics, there are instances where the father wants to keep the baby and the would-be mother does not want to, hence the saying ‘whose body is it anyway’.In...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up