Dusting the land issues of 2023

Bamalete pursued and won the land they bought in 1925 PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Bamalete pursued and won the land they bought in 1925 PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

I often compare my style of writing to dusting vintage centuries-old castles and polishing them into architecturally significant modern homes, which will attract new owners. Just like landmarks and historic properties, I follow stories that connect past lives with the present to give readers exciting and original accounts for better understanding. Writes Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE

As a reporter I love working with archives and laying my hands on information that has been untouched for years. Stories about land are tales as old as time and they are very conflict sensitive, among other things. Research, reports and documents from sources are important resources for providing well-researched articles that explain complex issues.

This year, I happened to uncover and highlight some of these land stories by locating material from original sources from a particular time to provide facts and add variety to my articles. This information offered an account which others might not have considered in the past and for me it culminated into informative articles.

Editor's Comment
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 be fully prepared to stand a chance of making it as a finalist.It is not just about physical fitness; mental state matters too. Unfortunately, sometimes our queens end up facing such fierce...

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