Thursday, July 9, 2020

Lifestyle

Self sabotage – is social media hurting people’s careers?

A few months ago, a De Beers Botswana and Diamond Trading Company Botswana recruitment process was plunged into a controversy by a...

Botswana HIV/Aids: then and now

Every December 1st is World AIDS Day. The global community uses the day to collectively remember lives cut short by HIV/AIDS and to...

Is no kids, a relationship dealbreaker?

Conventional wisdom casts women as baby-hungry against wary men, but these days the predicament is totally different. There are...

Now’s a good time to hold a Miss Botswana contest

If every cloud does indeed have a silver lining, is there any silver lining in COVID-19? There are a couple actually but...

Love in the time of COVID-19

Thousands of Batswana are currently cooped up at home with their partners, spending more time than they have ever spent together in years or ever. This should...

De- caffeinated Victor Baatweng’s soliloquy

I am writing this piece from my isolation room. It is an auberge at a government monitored coronavirus quarantine center in Gaborone. I am one of...

Closure of nightclubs means very bleak future for DJ Small & Co.

A Zoom Nightclub customer, who also happens to be his homeboy, has suggested that as a collective, DJs should explore the possibility...

Humour, anxiety and fear in the face of the lockdown

A widely shared meme-riddle predicts that in just nine months, we will know those who flouted the extreme social distancing guidelines. The...

COVID 19 lockdown – are domestic abuse victims safe at home or stuck at home?

For almost every Motswana, the next 28 days of lockdown portends a nightmare, but for most of the women, their partners are...

Botswana faces death by sexual shame?

One of the many “menaces” that has kept fire churches’ prophets busy in Botswana is the “sex demon.”Scores of Batswana who are...