Sep 022010
 September 2, 2010  Business, Court, Non-U.S.

Gowenius Toka reports:

Botswana’s popular publishing company, Macmillan Botswana, avoided being arraigned before the Lobatse High Court last week by settling out of court, after publishing without consent, the photo of a certain Botsanyang Motswere in a school textbook under a chapter on HIV and AIDS next to a caption that implied she was a patient receiving counseling.

The settlement has been cited as an indication of the refusal by some elements in the media fraternity to recognize the right of individuals to privacy in their daily and professional pursuits.

Read more in the Sunday Standard.

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