The horizon shimmered

The sun had already offered its salutations as it attempted to wrestle winter’s cold grip from the throat of my hometown of Lobatse. Excitement filled the air as our celestial ball of gas stimulated the thermometer’s mercury.

Warmed by my cup of tea, I was prepared for the adventurous journey ahead. While my hometown of Lobatse had always been my world, the prospect of venturing beyond its boundaries filled me with a sense of wonder and curiosity.

Appropriately dressed to court winter’s fandango, I climbed into my father’s car. We made our way to the South African border. After completing immigration formalities the road stretched out like an endless ribbon, winding its way through Africa’s rugged terrain. My gaze darted back and forth, taking in the breathtaking scenery that flashed by.

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Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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