Breaking The Silence A Reflection Of Idahobit 2020 In Lockdown

*For purposes of this article, and because of the acronym IDAHOBIT, this piece will refer to diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression as LGBTQIA++ and not LGBT.

This is a political statement and a call for the inclusion, in the naming of the day. 

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia is observed on May 17, 2020. This year’s theme was “Breaking the Silence”.

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Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

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