Independence buys freedom

Scrapping data online

INK Centre collaborated with Amabhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism to hold a one-day workshop on “How to access public information on the Internet” in August 2016. The workshop attracted 18 journalists from radio and print. Amabhungane investigative journalists drilled local journalists on techniques of using internet to scrap publicly available data for investigative journalism. INK said it will continue to impart investigative journalism knowledge and skills on Botswana journalists.

Editor charged with sedition for publishing story of Botswana President’s car crash

The Lobatse high court will soon hear a bizarre sedition case against a prominent Botswana newspaper editor, which is damaging the country’s standing as a bastion of democracy and media freedom in Africa.