For the second consecutive year, the Batawana regent, Kgosi Kealetile Moremi, has decreed that all wedding ceremonies in Ngamiland (where she is the supreme traditional leader) must be put on hold until after the harvest-home.
Universities must be “citadels not silos”, defending communities around them rather than being inward-looking, if they are to actively advance global development goals. (MacGregor & Makoni 2010, University World News)
In his inauguration speech, Khama quoted Mogae’s last State of the Nation Address in which the former president stated that he had not allowed political expediency and the pursuit of populism to cloud his judgment and service to the nation as the road to political expediency and populism could be lined with cheering crowds.
In a 2002 Tom Cruise movie called Minority Report that is set in 2054, a “precrime” police squad arrests people for crimes they haven’t actually committed but may commit in the future. These arrests are based on foreknowledge provided by three psychics called precogs.
Rev. Smith passed away on Saturday 19th September 2015 at his home in Norwich, England, surrounded by family members. He departed to the background music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo ‘Raise your spirits up’ in the family room. The news of his death spread over Botswana during the weekend like a dark cloud.
Sometime last week I struggled with sleep. This was not the first time in as many days that worry had come to take control of my life. I felt helpless, but hope carried me beyond my physical limits. But on that fateful night – nothing and I mean nothing, including spiritual intervention could provide immediate remedy I much needed. It was a moment of pain and suffering for me.