Botswana naked gitlrls
Dressed in beaded skirts, clutching machetes and mobile phones, women and girls danced and sang tributes to the king and queen mother - also known as the Great She-Elephant - in a traditional Umhlanga Reed Dance to celebrate womanhood and virginity.
Celebrations: Thousand of virgins took part in the event in honour of a royal family which has in some quarters been criticised for being out of touch with a country where many live in abject poverty King Mswati III, who has at least a dozen wives and a personal fortune estimated at 0million, faced unprecedented protests last year when his appointed administration ran out of money after a 2009 recession in neighbouring South Africa.
He founded the Bechuanaland Democratic Party and went on to win the first ever general election in 1966.
He became the first Prime Minister of Bechuanaland and worked to modernise his country as it transformed into The Republic of Botswana.8.
The Tibetan leader's statement also says that "during the past few weeks, His Holiness has found that carrying out his activities has left him unusually tired." It says doctors have warned against long journeys.
The Dalai Lama has made similar statements in recent years.
Beijing accuses the Dalai Lama of seeking to separate Tibet from China, which he denies.
“The court should have at least awarded the claimed amount or a sum closer to it as compensatory damages and then make punitive damages on top to send warning bells as a deterrent measure to would-be wrong doers,” he argued.
He argued that the High Court’s award was not a deterrent of any kind as it did not even compensate the emotional damage his client suffered.
Mpho Dubane’s attorney said he was made to strip naked in front of his colleagues and run about naked, before mimicking a gorilla. Yesterday, his lawyer, Yul Shara Moncho said the the humiliation impaired and lowered his client’s dignity and self-esteem “in an unimaginable way”.
Moncho argued that the High Court could have awarded compensatory damages and then made another award of punitive damages to show its displeasure at the trainers’ acts.