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  • Parents should be more proactive in children’s lives

    Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid...

  • The 100,000 plot allocation initiative good, but...

    On average it is not uncommon for a Motswana to wait for more than 20 years to be allocated a plot. It has become the status quo in most Land Boards across the country. The is also the issue of corruption where individuals who apply, much later, get...

  • Has life become worthless?

    As many wondered what wrong the young boy could have done to end up killed, it emerged that his own cousin was a suspect in the murder after he claimed P50,000 from Botswana Life. Thato Tsametse, who was last week sentenced to death for the murder of...

  • Your vote matters

    This period, running from May 20 to 31 2024, is crucial for those who have not yet registered to vote. This announcement comes in response to a significant shortfall in registered voters following the recent registration period. As it stands, only...

  • Women unite for progress

    It underscores the indispensable role women play in our society, particularly in building strong households and nurturing families. The recognition of women as the bedrock of our communities is not just a sentiment; it's a call to action for all...

  • Closure as pain lingers

    March 28 will go down as a day that Batswana will never forget because of the accident that occurred near Mmamatlakala in Limpopo, South Africa. The tragedy affected not only the grieving families but the nation at large. Batswana throughout the...

  • Stakeholders must step up veggie supply

    The Ministry of Agriculture, local producers, retailers, and industry associations must work together to overcome the obstacles hindering vegetable production and distribution.This collaborative approach is essential to improve the availability,...

  • Inspect the voters' roll!

    The recent disclosure by the IEC that 2,513 registrations have been turned down due to various irregularities should prompt all Batswana to meticulously review the voters' rolls and address concerns about rejected registrations.The disparities...

  • Routine child vaccination imperative

    The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by...

  • Government’s efforts commendable!

    Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA...

  • Congratulations Anicia Gaothuse!

    The contest had 10 beautiful young girls as finalists and unfortunately only one could wear the crown.The judges picked Anicia Gaothuse. To all those who feel their contestant should have won ahead of Anicia for whatever reason, hardly; the judges...

  • Bulela Ditswe entry fee could hamper broke talent

    The fees have been doubled from the previous amounts and raise concerns about political participation accessibility and democratic representation principles.This significant fee increase prompts questions regarding its impact on grassroots...

  • A call for calmness in Thamaga

    As tensions rise and factions emerge, it's crucial for relevant stakeholders to step forward and broker peace, ensuring the integrity of Thamaga's customs and the rule of law are maintained.The recent meeting called by Kgosi Kgari II,...

  • Mind your health

    They've repeatedly warned that hypertension, or high blood pressure, often termed a chronic lifestyle disease, is a silent killer. It's crucial for everyone to be aware of their health status. Nowadays, many companies host wellness days,...

  • Our queen: Bring home the crown

    Well-wishers gathered at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to bid our queen farewell and wish her success as she joins other beauties from around the globe for the coveted crown. Competing in such events is nerve-wracking, and one needs to...

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