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Mpho Maswikila
  • Battle against stigma won, then lost

    Fiona Lekgetlho is HIV positive and committed to being a model for others in the fight against the disease’s spread in Botswana. She is grateful for the amount of education given to Batswana about the disease over the years as it has reduced...

  • Folk wedding décor of true African elegance

    The enterprising woman, who hails from Mahalapye, has landed her life long dream and is living and loving it. Moalosi of Kissysizuki Gardens said when she started her business last year, she knew that the market was saturated, but decided to give it...

  • Dad flees from Elephants, abandons children

    Struck with the fear and fright, the dad, who was escorting the children from a nearby arable farm (masimo) to where they attend school, ran away to safety, leaving his children behind when he saw the herd, that was probably minding its own business,...

  • Tshireletso decries ‘irresponsible’ parents

    Addressing the school heads at Pekenene Junior Secondary last Friday, Local Government and Rural Development Planning assistant minister and Member of Parliament for Mahalapye East said it was disheartening to see “pain, stress and emotional...

  • Makgalemele recovering after collapse

    He apparently collapsed upon recieving the news of former vice president Mompati Merafhe passing away on Wednesday. Speaking to Mmegi yesterday over the phone, Makgalemela confirmed he was admitted to hospital.  He said that his condition was...

  • The transformation of K1

    It may seem like he was up to his usual partying ways, but this young man has turned over a new leaf. Ramontshonyana was raised in a humble Christian family in Kanye. His artistic talents were unearthed at Ngwaketse Junior Shool in 1991, when he...

  • SDA youth donate to Chobe Junior School

    The mattresses were unveiled at the conclusion of the church’s youth camp in Kasane during the recent holidays. The Adventist youth were accommodated at the school’s boarding facilities. During their stay, the youth noted a dire lack of...

  • Saleshando vows to improve Botswana’s education system

    BCP president, Dumelang Saleshando, said this during his recent visit to Mahalapye where he lobbied for support for party parliamentary candidates for Mahalapye West and East, David Tshere and Ernest Nthobelang. Saleshando said it was disheartening...

  • Michael Motshidi

    Among the speakers who came to bid Motshidi farewell at the Radisele main Kgotla on Wednesday was nominated councillor, Thapelo Tshotlego who also presented the former with a certificate of appreciation. Having been a councillor since 2004, Motshidi...

  • Women should overcome condom fears

    Popularly known by her stage name ‘Mary’, she said that the greatest goal a woman can set in life is deciding whom she wants to father her children, hence the importance of condomising.   In an interview with Mmegi, the outspoken...

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