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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Lifestyle

Botswana’s abortion Lady Justice is a feminist

To conceive a child, it certainly takes two to tango. Surprisingly, although it is almost a cultural article of faith that after...

Jazz folks, where to post Covid-19?

Let us not kid ourselves! Pandemics come and go! At some point COVID-19 will just be a blurb in the history of...

How tradition has turned Botswana into a society of puppets on parents’ strings

‘Study hard and become a doctor’. This is almost every parent’s words of encouragement to their children growing up. Although it means...

Is stepparenting harder for mothers than fathers?

Parenting has no blueprint and comes with constant worries and requires an endless supply of patience.  Being a stepmother can come with...

Botswana hustle culture is a ticking time bomb

Thabang Mekgwa is your typical Motswana “hustler.” The Gaborone tricenarian juggles a nine-to five job at Capital Bank in Gaborone with a...

Marriage ties women BFFs in knots

There is nothing like marriage to throw off women’s BFF routine. Newly-wed friends discover they suddenly "have to check with my husband...

When money makes your world go round

For most Batswana, net worth is a denomination for self - worth. A growing number measure their value by the figure on...

How Instagram has redefined Botswana’s public decency laws

In the past, Botswana was conservative and the rules were simple: if you wanted a confidence boost, you dressed to the nines,...

Jazz Legends And New Generation – The Disconnect

It used to be fairly common for a younger African generation to look up to the elders for guidance and wisdom. I...

Botswana Gambling Authority Fully Embraces the “New Normal”

For the past few years companies have been gravitating towards a complete use of cloud services to eliminate the use of paper...