Lifestyle

24 Jun 2019

The burden of responsibility for children in need of care from government will soon be reduced as Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) prepare to assume full charge over initiatives and matters relating to the rights of the child to influence policy and decision making.

17 Jun 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

For the LGBTQI community, the recent landmark judgement decriminalising same-sex sexual conduct between consenting adults finally opened doors to the freedom they had always longed for.

10 Jun 2019

BY RUTH KEDIKILWE

At the turn of the century liberation movements across the Diaspora encouraged women to be bold, political and protest the loudest against patriarchy.

An expression propagated by men was conceived: “Women are no longer in the kitchen pregnant and barefoot like their mothers but they are now in bars drinking and smoking like their fathers’.

10 Jun 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

Every day girls are determining their self-worth from Instagram likes, Facebook posts, Snapchat images, advertising videos and texts from friends.

07 Jun 2019

By Ruth Kedikilwe

26 May 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

“What was she wearing?” “Why was she walking alone so late at night?” “Well, she shouldn’t have drank that much.” These are the most likely questions and remarks even among Botswana’s politically correct chattering classes whenever discussions veer to cases of rape and assault.

26 May 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

Almost every reading this article has either gone to bed pouting over a friends new acquisition or woken up jealous and cranky because a friend’s life seemed to be going better than theirs. Most can relate to that stomach churn when a friend shares with them their good news.

26 May 2019

A University of Botswana lecturer is being investigated for distributing pornographic video that he filmed at the entrance of Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino.

20 May 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

Type Mopakwana on your Google search engine and the response you are likely to get is: “Your search -Mopakwana - did not match any documents.” This is internetese for “Mopakwa what?”