Qi flows from Beijing to Gaborone (Part 2)

Malebo cooks up a concoction in her 'lab'
Malebo cooks up a concoction in her 'lab'

In 2015 Mmegi Staffer, BABOKI KAYAWE*, spent time in China as well as Gaborone, Palapye and Kolokwaneng in the Kgalagadi district. She was researching what Botswana can learn from the harmony between China’s indigenous and modern health care systems.

She studied the level of harmony between modern and traditional health practices in Africa, lessons for Botswana and what particularly the country can learn as it develops its own Traditional Medicine Practice Bill.

Beijing University of Chinese Medicine has been in existence for many decades now.  It is here, and thousands of other places, where the baton is handed over to the younger generation to continue the well preserved legacy of Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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