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Thursday 14 December 2017, 17:46 pm.
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 21:36 pm
I do not believe in witchcraft and everything remotely related to black magic, but strangely I strongly believe in premonitions.
Mon 04 Dec 2017, 17:19 pm
As readers may recall, the earliest known African American visitor to Botswana was the pioneer trader explorer George Fleming.
Mon 04 Dec 2017, 17:14 pm
“In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility”. - Elea...
Fri 01 Dec 2017, 16:52 pm
The government when discussing the arts lately likes to speak about how the arts are a worthy occupation and yet another way to diversify our economy. I agree. Unfortunat...
Mon 27 Nov 2017, 17:19 pm
It did not appear like a coup from the word go and it certainly did not sound like one.
Fri 24 Nov 2017, 16:49 pm
Henrietta Rose-Innes is a South African writer. She won the 2008 Caine Prize with her short story Poison after being shortlisted in 2007 with her story Bad Places.
Fri 17 Nov 2017, 18:35 pm
Excuse the late notice on this but if you are in Maun today and are interested in writing and publishing get yourself to the Adansonia Hotel.
Mon 13 Nov 2017, 17:27 pm
The problem with thieves is that they insist on classifying their hobby as “employment’’. As far as they are concerned, what they engage in is gainful employment.
Fri 10 Nov 2017, 17:48 pm
Rejection sucks.
Mon 06 Nov 2017, 13:07 pm
I support the death penalty, goes without saying that I am a firm retributionist. My simple belief, and I know most people also share it, if you deliberately take a life ...
Fri 03 Nov 2017, 11:18 am
The year is quickly coming to an end so I think it’s time to find a few markets to send your writing to before the holidays arrive and everyone goes on leave. End the ye...
Mon 30 Oct 2017, 15:50 pm
Do you remember when life was easy, how the only realest form of entertainment for kids was playing with dolls, wire cars and kicking plastic balls around the streets all...
Fri 27 Oct 2017, 13:09 pm
Shortly after my novel The Scattering was published, a political magazine in India asked if I would write a nonfiction article on the genocide of the Baherero in Namibia.
Mon 23 Oct 2017, 15:18 pm
The real tragedy facing the world today isn’t two leaders of so called superpowers facing off threatening to blow the whole universe to smithereens. Money or lack thereof...
Fri 20 Oct 2017, 14:39 pm
Intuitively I’ve always known that reading fiction is good for a person. Studies published in 2006 and 2009 have shown reading fiction makes a person more empathetic.
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 16:38 pm
The problem with leadership in this country is that people who should be led are the ones leading or they want to lead when they should be led. Village Kgotlas have been ...
Fri 13 Oct 2017, 12:48 pm
Recently on Facebook a writer was complaining about the publishers in Botswana because the publisher told them that they would only consider publishing their novel if the...
Fri 06 Oct 2017, 12:31 pm
I have somehow missed the Sarah Winman train. Her debut novel When God Was a Rabbit won awards all over and turned her into an international bestseller. Her second novel,...
Tue 03 Oct 2017, 18:20 pm
Almost four years later, this issue just won’t die and to this day, we are still going around in circles. Although quiet about this issue, the nation doesn’t find this am...
Fri 29 Sep 2017, 10:34 am
In the past few months I’ve had three instances where people around the world (two in USA and one in Nigeria) on the internet, used my writing without my permission. They...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:43 pm
Pride, being over-confident or over-bearing is generally shunned. In life, it is better to be humble than to have a superiority complex. Invariably, pride not only brings...
Fri 22 Sep 2017, 15:38 pm
Recently, Minister Unity Dow suggested that students should be allowed to bring and use their smart phones in school. The thought was that in this modern age such devices...
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 16:25 pm
Humans, according to research, are programmed to be selfish, maniacal being incapable of thinking of anyone but themselves. We may live in the 21st century, but as it tur...
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 13:22 pm
Lately I think most people who have been paying attention to such things have been hearing a lot about the basic income grant. Around the world pilot programmes are being...
Mon 11 Sep 2017, 16:54 pm
A week ago we received great news. The news was that about 25 boys had been arrested. This piece of news was celebrated especially in Gaborone.
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