Is Botswana's Success Story Ending?

The country will mark 50 years of independence with nation-wide celebrations but many have questioned Botswana's democratic, human rights principles on issues like homosexuality and gender, writes James Kirby for The Conversation Africa.  



President Ian Khama of Botswana.

  • Botswana:   Botswana Has Come a Long Way - Ralotsia

    Botswana Daily News, 20 September 2016

    The Minister of Agriculture, Patrick Ralotsia says Batswana have every reason to celebrate the nation's 50th independence anniversary on September 30. Read more »

  • Botswana:   Kgafela for Bot50 Celebrations?

    The Patriot, 19 September 2016

    Protracted negotiations between Bakgatla tribe and government - which raised hopes of a quick return from exile of Kgosikgolo Kgafela II - could dampen the euphoria over 50th… Read more »