Thursday, February 20, 2020

Lifestyle

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...

Can counselling divorce-proof Botswana marriages?

“So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”The popular verse from the...

Gaslighting turns Botswana into a gender based violence crime scene with no evidence

The most popular English phrase that was coined in Botswana is most probably “passion killing” and there is no prize for guessing why. Type...

Music piracy – is the risk worth it?

I went shopping with my wife and as usual I remained in the car while she did her shopping. I just find waiting in...

BOTSWANA TRAPPED IN THE DARK AGE OF THE FIFTH TRIMESTER

Long after the pregnancy glow has faded, the baby shower gifts have been unwrapped and the maternity leave is over, thousands of...