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Friday 22 June 2018, 13:55 pm.
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:55 pm
The other day, I asked my friends why the African child must struggle with a lingual code in order to access knowledge. At the risk of sounding like a pseudo Pan Africani...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:55 pm
Gompieno re tlhotlhora kgetsi e re ntseng re rafa manatetshapuo a 'go jela…..' mo go yone. Re setse re buile ka manatetshapuo a, a le mokawana mme maloba ra wetsa kgang...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 18:52 pm
Mental Health has been said to constitute a large and increasing part of the burden of disease worldwide. In fact, apparently a quarter of the world's population will dev...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 18:52 pm
This week we begin a new series focussing on the rich albeit controversial history of the area we now know as the Ghanzi District. The population of the District has long...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 18:52 pm
Wishful thing, I suppose, because I had kidded myself into believing that the controversy over the Gripen fighter jet was over and done with. Sadly, last week's Gazette m...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:36 pm
E rile maloba ra bua ka lefoko 'go jela…..' Re ne ra re, lefoko le, ke lengwe la mafoko a Motswana a a dirisang go natetsha/natefisa puo. Re ne ra fetela pele, ra bua k...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:36 pm
I have represented families in disputes over corpses. In one case, the corpse was still in the mortuary for more than a month because a delinquent husband, who had virtua...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:36 pm
Last week I had an opportunity, courtesy of the Russian Embassy and the State Duma of the Russian Federation, to attend an international conference in Moscow, Russia wher...
Mon 11 Jun 2018, 14:04 pm
Our previous instalment had speculated that, by the final months of 1824, Kgosi Makaba II’s infamous regional intelligence network must have brought him increasingly di...
Mon 11 Jun 2018, 14:04 pm
Rape and sex are not the same thing. Rape is sexualised violence and sex… well, sex is sex. Pumla Dineo Gqola, when writing on rape, says, "… it has survived as long ...
Mon 11 Jun 2018, 14:04 pm
It really does seem like a 'I didn't know'last week. Take, for instance, the curious business of the plastic bags with a local newspaper reporting that soon first-time us...
Mon 04 Jun 2018, 13:41 pm
Previously, we had noted that the Rev. Robert Moffat left Kgwakgwe in 1824 with the belief that his newfound relationship with Kgosi Makaba II, he had opened the door to ...
Mon 04 Jun 2018, 13:41 pm
Just imagine. There must have been many people there who had never previously attended a Presidential press conference. They would have had little idea what to expect. Ol...
Mon 04 Jun 2018, 13:41 pm
The world is no safer for silent women than it is for women who are loud, wild and opinionated. This is to say, being a woman in the world today, is an extreme sport.
Fri 01 Jun 2018, 13:29 pm
I hope you are doing well, Joao. Been thinking of you since I heard the news that you are no longer allowed to set foot in my country again.
Fri 01 Jun 2018, 13:29 pm
Batho bangwe, ka mabaka mangwe, ba a tle ba tlhaele go tsena sekole. Bangwe ba se tsene, mme le bone, ka mabaka mangwe a a rileng, ba felele mo tseleng, ba se ke ba fetel...
Fri 01 Jun 2018, 13:29 pm
More than a week ago the whole world came to a standstill as millions were glued to television screens as Prince Harry was tying the knot in what the British imperialist ...
Mon 28 May 2018, 14:20 pm
This week we continue with our account of the groundbreaking August 1824 mission by the Griqua Kaptyn Barend Barends and the Scottish missionary Reverend, Robert Moffat t...
Mon 28 May 2018, 14:16 pm
The theory of symbolic annihilation describes that the absence of representation or underrepresentation of some groups of people usually on the basis of race, sex, sexual...
Mon 28 May 2018, 14:14 pm
Is this the lull before the storm or the lull before the lull? The Kgosi saga is all set to go on and on as with the sordid NPF affair. But is there anything more on the ...
Fri 25 May 2018, 14:11 pm
I was in the sleepy village of Mokobeng, the other day, doing charity work with the Madiba Class of '93 (M'93) alumni society. Oh, what a day it was! We took time out to ...
Fri 25 May 2018, 14:10 pm
A ntse a a atamela malatsi a dikgaisanyo tsa ga Tautona. Le tlaa goroga letsatsi la gore di thulane, mme bangwe re emele fale go bona gore, e e 'naka lohibidu e tlaa nna ...
Fri 25 May 2018, 14:10 pm
Two weeks ago Palestinians commemorated the anniversary of the Nakba, or catastrophe. This marked their mass expulsion and dispossession 70 years ago as the new state of ...
Mon 21 May 2018, 15:26 pm
This week we continue with our account of the joint August 1824 mission by the Griqua Kaptyn Barend Barends and the Scottish Missionary Reverend Robert Moffat to Bangwake...
Mon 21 May 2018, 15:26 pm
I think we are all past the idea reflected in an ancient Court of Apeal case, that Botswana's society is not ready for decriminalisation of provisions in the Penal Code, ...
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