Bushmen Botswana can’t hunt, tourists can

Bushmen huntingBotswana banned hunting for Bushmen, but not for wealthy tourists. Even if the San people, as their official name is, feed their families with it, they are not permitted to hunt anymore. Without it they are at risk of starvation and part of their culture is lost.

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Botswana Bushmen fight for ancestral land

bushmen-women-in-botswana-okavango-deltaDozens of Botswana Bushmen threatened with eviction reportedly because they live in an area proposed as a ‘wildlife corridor’, have won a significant court victory in their struggle to stay on their ancestral lands.

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Botswana Bushmen cheated out of their land

Bushemen BotswanaThe Basarwa or bushmen in Botswana are cheated out of their traditional territory by rich land developers and real estate compagnies. They cheaply take advantage of the poor economic situation of the Basarwa.  Places that used to be home to more thousands of Bushmen, are now turning into a suburb with multi residential houses.

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