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Botswana court recognises transgender as female

JOHANNESBURG, December 13 – Homosexuals in Africa receive little tolerance at best and are actively persecuted at worst, but a landmark ruling by a Botswana court has recognised a transgender woman as officially female, Reuters reports. Tshepo Ricki Kgositau, the executive director of South African-based Gender Dynamix, an organisation that advocates for the human rights […]

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China reaffirms position on Dalai Lama’s visit

BEIJING, July 26 — Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang on Wednesday reaffirmed China’s position on the Dalai Lama’s visits to foreign countries. Lu told a daily news briefing in Beijing that Tibet-related issues concern China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, saying that “we urge countries concerned to respect China’s core interests and make the right […]

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Amakhosi’s pre-season continues with 1-1 draw against Botswana’s Rollers

JOHANNESBURG, July 24 – Amakhosi’s pre-season continued with a 1-1 draw against Botswana’s Township Rollers on Saturday afternoon. The match was played in front of a sizeable and passionate crowd at the Francistown Sport Complex in Francistown, Botswana. As often happens with pre-season matches, the game started at an exhibition pace with some exciting play from both […]