Thursday, December 5, 2019

Lifestyle

It’s likely Botswana has Africa’s worst Facebook addiction problem

On the list of diseases that he mentioned in what was perhaps the longest state-of-the-nation address in Botswana’s history, President Mokgweetsi Masisi left out...

Batswana girls graduating from Barbie dolls to the one eyed monster

A staggering 33% of Batswana girls, barely out of their nappies are graduating from adorable Barbie dolls to the one eyed monster – literally....

The Missing Link

Social media has become such a powerful tool and anyone looking for almost anything they can just about find it anywhere on its platforms....

Smiling depression – Grin and bear it

It is one of the most puzzling questions posed as grieving friends and relatives try to make sense of a senseless suicide: She loved...

The price of infertility – does it help to be rich?

Bundle of joy. The three word phrase has become the holy grail of men and women wishing to prove their gender worth. It is...

Legislators caught flatfooted as Batswana women rent out their wombs

The site lists her name as Refilwe. The surname field is blank and her home town has been assigned a generic “South...

Ooops! That should be another name for Botswana

Close to a fifth of Botswana’s population is a mistake – literally. And every year tax payers have to shell out millions...

BOFWA rides on youth social media fixation

Say Facebook and most people think of endless hours of banter, jokes, political outbursts and nothing really to write home about.

DEATH BY BIRTH

At first take, a pregnant Motswana woman and a condemned man on death row have nothing in common. But look closer and...

POPE FRANCIS INSPIRES NEWLY CROWNED GABORONE BISHOP

The erstwhile conservative Catholic Church here in Botswana appears to have taken the first step to move with the times to join...