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KOPANO OLESITSE
Correspondent
  • Travelling to the Gcwihaba Caves

    By that evening I was already seated waiting to embark on the marathon journey from Gaborone to Maun. By midnight when I woke up, we had already joined the A35 road and the engine of the big Scania machine was roaring with great determination to get...

  • The beautiful torture of the pans

    The group included First National Bank Botswana representatives, known as First Walkers, the Botswana Telecommunications Corporation and other individual walkers.Since its establishment, the trust has donated close to P5 million to different...

  • Sand dunes, kilometres, camels, cold and sweat

    This time around planning for this trip was much easier because it was local. We decided to camp and self-cater. Mpinie Olopeng, being the captain of the team, ensured that transport, camping, and food fees were contributed well on time.The plan was...

  • Walking in the mountains of Lesotho

    With SA easily accessible to Batswana, it has become my playground, as I have been able to visit quite regularly, both for leisure and work trips.My trip to Lesotho was not necessarily a planned one. Nevertheless it was just a spontaneous decision...

  • The trudge to labour is a daily drudge for many

    Some survive on the piece jobs they get from government departments, such as cutting grass and picking litter. Foreigners are not allowed on these premises, while Batswana are issued with yellow jobseekers' cards that enable them to be identified by...

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