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Traditional wisdom thriumph in court

COURT RULING: High Court turns down biological father, awards adoptive father

Judge reaffirms "Go e tssa ka namame" practice
Tradition triumphed over ego this week when an adoptive father won a court battle against a biological father who sought to oppose the adoption.

It was tears of joy as the adoptive father (names known to this publication) celebrated the court ruling that made it possible for him to finally enjoy his relationship with his adopted 10- year old son in peace without the interference of his biological father.

Passing judgment in favour of the adoptive father, Gaborone High Court Judge, Boipuso Tshweneyagae stated that it was not uncommon that a ...

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