Legislating For Climate Change Post-2019

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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.

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Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

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