Stories about Botswana from December, 2010
Africa: (The Lack) of African ICT Research
The lack of African ICT research: “It’s no surprise that most of the ICT research comes from South Africa, followed by Nigeria and Botswana. But even if you added up all the research done in all of Africa, it is only 9% of the research done in Africa is done...
Botswana: President in racist outburst against Kalahari Bushmen
In an astonishing outburst, Botswana’s president has today described the Kalahari Bushmen as ‘primeval’, ‘primitive’ and ‘backward’.
Botswana: The Problem with local publishers
Lauri discusses the problem with local book publishers in Botswana: “Book publishers in Botswana work like this: They wait for the Ministry of Education to put out a tender for the books they need. The publishers then run around trying to get writers to write those books. They submit the...