Alerts in Botswana
Date: 19 September 2005
Professor Kenneth Good, deported from Botswana last February, is now guest researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute based in Sweden. The Director of the Istitute has issued an appeal urging the President of Botswana to reinstate Professor Good. Please find below a copy of the appeal: Re: Deportation of Prof.
Date: 30 July 2005
Professor Kenneth Good was deported from Botswana 1 June 2005 (please see related NEAR Alerts), lost his appeal to overrule the High Court judgement.
Date: 13 July 2005
Professor Kenneth Good was deported from Botswana 1 June 2005 (please see related NEAR Alerts). He is now in London and appealing the High Court judgement.
Date: 01 June 2005
Professor Kenneth Good, an Australian citizen and Professor in the Department of Political and Administrative Studies at the University of Botswana, has been deported from Botswana, the Council for Assisting Refugee Academics informs. The country’s President, Festus Mogae, declared Professor Good an unwanted immigrant in February after he criticised the government during a lecture.
Date: 01 March 2005
Professor Kenneth Good, an Australian citizen facing deportation in Botswana, has been allowed to remain in the country until the final determination of his case, which commences on 7 March 2005. Please find below the Statement issued by the Attorney General’s Chambers on the matter on 28 February 2005.
Date: 25 February 2005
The Council for Assisting Refugee Academics (CARA) informs us that Professor Kenneth Good, a leading Academic, has been served with an expulsion notice by the Botswana Government. It is reported that this follows his public criticism of the President and his chosen successor. President Festus Mogae gave Professor Good, an Australian citizen and Professor in the Department of Political and Administrative Studies at the University of Botswana in Gaborone, two days to leave Botswana on the 18 February 2005, for lambasting his decision to handpick Vice-President Lieutenant-General Ian Khama as his successor.
Date: 22 March 2002
The University of Botswana has reopened after a three-week closure but all returning students have had to sign a document binding them to guidelines and procedures "for the resolution of student concerns; study body meetings; maintenance of peace, good order and good government of the university" reported Sasa Majuma of the THES.