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News Botswana Religion: In sickness and in health: mass wedding defies virus fears

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
In sickness and in health: mass wedding defies virus fears
News source: https://www.philstar.com/world/2020/02/07/1991198/sickness-and-health-mass-wedding-defies-virus-fears

Festivals, graduation ceremonies, and K-pop concerts have been canceled over fears large events could facilitate virus transmission, and authorities have asked religious groups to ... who flew in from ...

News Botswana Religion: Talking with the Thabas: Tifton native launches South African TV show

Published on: Wednesday 05 February 2020
Talking with the Thabas: Tifton native launches South African TV show
News source: https://www.tiftongazette.com/news/talking-with-the-thabas-tifton-native-launches-south-african-tv/article_1a959774-47a7-11ea-8e53-f3acd5206c75.html

BOTSWANA, Afr. — Growing up in Tifton and attending First Baptist Church ... That wanted a diverse audience: young and old, men and women with multiple ethnicities and religious faiths. “The ...

News Botswana Religion: Botswana: Maun to Launch Month of Prayer Against HIV/Aids

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Botswana: Maun to Launch Month of Prayer Against HIV/Aids
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201908290539.html

Mr Modiegi observed that the national month of prayer was the religious sector's contribution towards fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS. He noted that the event would be officially opened by the ...

News Botswana Religion: Botswana: IEC Headache - Voter Transfer Requests

Published on: Monday 19 August 2019
Botswana: IEC Headache - Voter Transfer Requests
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201908200507.html

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is currently inundated by voters who want to be transferred to various constituencies across the country for several reasons, among them being voter trafficking. The Commission's Spokesperson, Osupile Maroba told The Patriot on Sunday that they started to receive influx of transfer requests after parliament went into recess last week.

News Botswana Religion: How anti-Semitic beliefs have quietly taken hold among some evangelical Christians

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
How anti-Semitic beliefs have quietly taken hold among some evangelical Christians
News source: https://www.newsleader.com/story/news/2019/08/22/how-anti-semitic-beliefs-have-quietly-taken-hold-among-some-evangelical-christians/2089969001/

The Botswana government announced September 20 ... Evangelicals often think fondly of Jews as their religious forebears - after all, Christ's early followers were Jews of 2,000 years ago - even if ...

News Botswana Religion: Activists decry Botswana appeal against legalizing gay sex

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Activists decry Botswana appeal against legalizing gay sex
News source: https://citizentv.co.ke/news/activists-decry-botswanas-appeal-legalizing-gay-sex-264743/

Botswana's conservative and religious communities have welcomed the possible repeal of the ruling while the gay community and rights groups have decried the appeal as a step backwards. The country ...

News Botswana Religion: Botswana: Activists Decry Botswana's Appeal Against Legalizing Gay Sex

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Botswana: Activists Decry Botswana's Appeal Against Legalizing Gay Sex
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907190187.html

Botswana's conservative and religious communities have welcomed the possible repeal of the ruling while the gay community and rights groups have decried the appeal as a step backwards. The country ...

News Botswana Religion: Analysis: Gay-bashing in Africa is ‘a colonial import’

Published on: Monday 24 June 2019
Analysis: Gay-bashing in Africa is ‘a colonial import’
News source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2019-06-25-analysis-gay-bashing-in-africa-is-a-colonial-import/

It has very serious moral, health and religious implications and three people can’t decide for the rest of us,” opined one. President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Botswana’s ruling Botswana Democratic Party ...

News Botswana Religion: Botswana: Khama's Sworn Enemy Masisi Dismantling Legacy

Published on: Sunday 30 June 2019
Botswana: Khama's Sworn Enemy Masisi Dismantling Legacy
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907010036.html

China stands accused of religious and political suppression of Tibet. The Dalai Lama was scheduled to visit Botswana in 2017, when Mr Khama was in office. China reacted by threatening to recall ...

News Botswana Religion: Botswana Risks China Backlash With Dalai Lama Visit

Published on: Thursday 13 July 2017
Botswana Risks China Backlash With Dalai Lama Visit
News source: https://www.voanews.com/a/botswana-risks-china-backlash-dalai-lama-visit/3943224.html

Botswana will host the Dalai Lama ... The Dalai Lama, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, says he seeks greater rights, including religious freedom, and true autonomy for Tibetans. Neighbouring ...

News Botswana Religion: Magazine Minute: Bressie, religion and Botswana

Published on: Friday 21 April 2017
Magazine Minute: Bressie, religion and Botswana
News source: https://www.businesspost.ie/magazine/magazine-minute-bressie-religion-botswana-385573

Two years ago, Bressie’s life was remarkably high profile. Things have changed enormously for him since then, and he’s okay with that. “One thing I realised after The Voice is that I don’t enjoy ...

News Botswana Religion: Botswana: Govt Upholds Freedom of Worship

Published on: Monday 27 May 2019
Botswana: Govt Upholds Freedom of Worship
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905280091.html

Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Machana Shamukuni, says government is committed to freedom of worship to facilitate the work of God as enshrined in the Constitution.

News Botswana Religion: Mormon missionaries from U.S. return to Botswana after four-year absence

Published on: Thursday 06 July 2017
News source: https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865684354/Mormon-missionaries-from-US-return-to-Botswana-after-four-year-absence.html

Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, said on Thursday. Flake described how Botswana agreed to allow American missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as he delivered the keynote address at ...

News Botswana Religion: Botswana Makes Headway With Marginalised Communities

Published on: Sunday 28 April 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201904290246.html

"Botswana government has put in place a number ... of discrimination such as on the basis of colour, race, ethnicity, religion, gender or social status. In an endeavour to promote an inclusive ...

News Botswana Religion: Bugwere Kingdom to host 400 African leaders

Published on: Monday 29 April 2019
News source: https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Bugwere-Kingdom-host-400-African-leaders/688334-5093144-88ov9wz/index.html

The countries expected to send delegates include; Swaziland, Ghana, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Botswana, Burundi among other local religious and traditions in Uganda. Mr Eric Kasolo, the ...

News Botswana Religion: Sr Olcan Watt: From Ballycastle to Botswana, Cross and Passion Sister gave gift of Grace

Published on: Friday 26 April 2019
News source: http://www.irishnews.com/notices/livesremembered/2019/04/27/news/sr-olcan-watt-from-ballycastle-to-botswana-cross-and-passion-sister-gave-gift-of-grace-1605584/

It was an effort to bring people together across religious and political divisions ... Her final journey, accompanied by close family, the Passionist family, the Botswana Sisters and her many friends, ...