Gaborone welcomes ‘African.i am’

African network agency, Brand Africa Global, will launch its African.i am inititiative, which is focused on development and promotion of the continent and its culture, during the 200 Business Assembly in Gaborone, a platform for marketing and investing in 15 african countries. The launch event will be held on October 28 and 29. As The … Continued

Proposed law limiting Gaborone public gatherings rejected

Earlier this year, Urban Africa reported on a proposed by-law that would require organizers of public events in Botswana’s capital to obtain a permit. The Gaborone City Council (GCC), despite mixed feelings about the bill, has largely come out against it. The Monitor reports that councillors are concerned about large sporting and political events, particularly … Continued

Gaborone seeks to close down large public gatherings

As Gaborone proposes a city by-law that will limit the size of public gatherings, there is a public outcry with locals airing specific concern for the law’s effect on cultural traditions. The Monitor reports that the Gaborone city by-law, will affect sports, culture, recreation, entertainment, business and charitable events. The bylaw was presented to the … Continued