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10 Aug 2019

It Has To Be Jazz® 

11 Aug 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

11 Aug 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

If Rutgers University researcher Julie Livingstone were to draw a facial identikit of Botswana’s suicide victim it would most likely be a black and white sketch of a depressed university student overwhelmed by parental pressure to succeed.

11 Aug 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

The battle lines in the war of the sexes have been draw eon years ago: Women spent ages in front of the mirror preening themselves while the man paced the floor impatiently after a rushed shave-shower-deo-and-you-are-done-in-10-minutes-routine.

05 Aug 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

05 Aug 2019

It Has To Be Jazz®

05 Aug 2019

BY LETLHOGONOLO MOREMI, LAWYER & LGBTQ ACTIVIST

29 Jul 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

Americans have a derogatory phrase that rhymes with mother father that is used to slight men who date women with children, while Batswana men may not be that churlish, most however share the distaste for single mothers.

29 Jul 2019

It Has To Be Jazz®

21 Jul 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

What could be difficult about merely throwing one foot in front of the other from point A to B? That was my initial reaction to an invitation for the Y’ Care Charitable Trust 112 km Makgadikgadi Day Walk. A marathon would have sounded like a real challenge. Not walking.

21 Jul 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

One of the most uncomfortable mental images that thousands of Batswana parents shared was imagining their teenage children being taught to put a condom on a wooden, phallus-shaped object.

21 Jul 2019

It Has To Be Jazz®

15 Jul 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

“Wine, women, and song”, the popular line that endorses hedonistic lifestyles has become a fitting hendiatris for Botswana bars.

15 Jul 2019

It Has To Be Jazz®

15 Jul 2019

BY LASELIE SEETSO

Molly Malomo and Kelly Sebolai’s are true graduates from the school of hard knocks. The twins were thrust into the trials and tribulations of life at a very young age; abandoned by their mother, suffering temper tantrums of an abusive father, going to bed without food and as if that was not enough, having to bury both their parents.

15 Jul 2019

The youthful 2018 Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) are scheduled to launch own website in Ghanzi in three weeks time,on the 30th July at the commemoration of the World Day on Human Trafficking. The website aims to raise young people’s level of awareness on issues relating to human trafficking.

07 Jul 2019

I have no doubt in my mind that most of the complaints that you find in the music industry are legitimate, especially those experienced by jazz musicians and composers. Yes, indeed I support any effort that goes towards addressing those issues. By the same token, I believe jazz folks need to frequently take stock of where they are in terms of their career path.

07 Jul 2019

BY RUTH KEDIKILWE

The internet has taken the wisecrack “Age ain’t nothing but a number” to another level. Just take a stroll down the streets of social media pages and you are likely to find yourself in the company of children who can barely talk or walk. Welcome to sharenting, another social phenomenon bequeathed to us by the internet.

07 Jul 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

Botswana has been posting hair raising divorce statistics. More Batswana couples are untying the knot like never before. The divorce rate stood at 56% in 2008 rose to 60% in 2009, 70% in 2010 and is still rising. Behind the sobering statistics are harrowing human stories, and women are having the worst of it.

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