Author

SHAMEELA WINSTON
  • Mmegi celebrates 40th anniversary

    And as one unknown writer put it “Life begins at 40, is not merely an adage; it's an empowering reminder that each phase of life offers fresh beginnings. It's a nudge to appreciate the wisdom that comes with age, embrace evolving life...

  • Notwane Pharmacy celebrates Golden Jubilee

    Bechuanaland had all along been a British Protectorate from as far back as 1885.Up to the eve of self-rule in 1965, the seat of government for the protectorate had been based in Mafikeng, now the capital of the North-West province of South Africa,...

  • Chibana, the daring young cyclist making waves

    So successful has Chibana been in a short space of time that at some stage and for a whole season of 2023, she was not even n aware that she had already achieved a feat of ever getting to a podium position in South Africa’s motor-cycling...

  • The nauseating local combi transport

    Not only is this transport system not well regulated and unreliable, it also comes with all manner of practices that can be very irritating to the unsuspecting passenger (s). Just a day’s ride with combis to and from one’s destination can turn...

  • Versatile Gaolaolwe envisions bigger missions

    Ironically, he also says his second name Gaolaolwe which means “one who is not submissive” has given him the freedom not to be confined to just one area of visual creativity. This Orapa native, who is now a resident of Nazareth/Nazaretha ward in...

  • Meet Goboza, the multi-faceted entrepreneur

    Goboza is an established auto electrician-cum-electrician, farmer, and philanthropist as evidenced by the giving that I would witness him extending to his community over the days that I visited him.I first encountered Goboza at a nearby Good-Price...

  • Drugs-free movement declares war

    With the same energy and vigour that the scourge is ravaging the youth, Tumelo Sengawane and indeed as his name Tumelo translates to Faith in the English vernacular, is truly convinced that his fight against drug and alcohol abuse, is and will...

  • June 16: A reflection on safe havens for apartheid liberationists

    After living with and amongst families of both fallen and surviving heroes and heroines of the apartheid for many years, recently I was privileged to meet some who had returned from exile and have since taken Botswana citizenship.Local entertainer...

  • OUT TO LUNCH

    Last week we talked about the use of traditional medicines at work, and you wouldn't believe the volume of responses I got from readers who wanted to express their outrage and distress after they'd fallen victim to allegations of using 'pheko' to win...

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