Brass band gives boys a lease of life

Imagine spending close to three years outside the classroom before hitting age 13, wandering about aimlessly and feeding from any source?

Yet after the entire rough patch, you are invited to perform as part of a marching band in front of multitudes in America; it sounds too good to be true, isn’t it? But this is the account of five boys from low-income Tlokweng whose footsteps brought them face-to-face with the Ditsheko family in the Village suburb of Gaborone.

It was exactly 15 months ago when the quintet hollered from outside the gate of the Ditsheko home begging for soul food. They got more than what they bargained for as they washed up, each got a set of used clothes and shoes and joined the family for lunch.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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