Thursday, July 9, 2020

Lifestyle

Fashion clothing could take a hit due to mask-wearing

There is a group of people who mostly exist for a social enterprise that has been described as “seeing and being seen.”...

Botswana learns virtual grieving

Most Batswana’s dying wish for a “respectable” send-off are being denied. The country’s ancient and cultural proclivity to physically gather in times of...

She stoops to conquer – Botswana women dull their shine to attract mates

Dr Sethunya Mosime is more of a sociologist that a romantic. In a few short sentences, the senior Sociology lecturer at the...

Keeping jazz alive during Covid-19 pandemic

As at the time of writing this article, COVID-19 is suspected to have claimed the lives of over 4 jazz legends whose...

The work spouse phenomenon – are they purely platonic?

The bane of most happy marriages and romantic relationships in Botswana is that “work colleague” who is always on the other end...

Exclusive use of Setswana during televised COVID-19 updates angers some

With as much false information as there is both online and offline about COVID-19, Btv updates have become one of the main sources of...

Botswana chocking behind the face mask

Listening to Orapeleng Phuswane-Katse, clinical physician with the Ministry of Health describe how something as seeming trivial as wearing a mask has...

A Woman’s Worth In Jazz

Let us not make a mistake of thinking that jazz is separate from the personal lives of women in jazz. It is...

The myth of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ and Botswana’s embrace of it

Having been displaced by “COVID-19”, “extreme social distancing” and “lockdown”, “Fourth Industrial Revolution” is a term you haven’t heard in a while....

In defence of BPC for its choice of advert spokesperson

“I ring lockdown virus mo ngwanehng …”, says a South African comedian in a language similar to Setswana – which, in proper form,...