Arise oh women and men of God!

It is a matter of weeks before the Election Day. It seemed so far away but the imminence of the polling day is now such a reality that one feels it in the atmosphere, I can even smell it.

This is always an exciting day in the life of Batswana. It is a day we always look forward to, a day most of us do not even sleep; a day we all become friends of the radio and television as we await results from every constituency with bated breaths!

If one was to make lots of money on this day, that is, if he was to get royalties every time his song is played it would be my childhood buddy. This fellow was not a friend, he was a brother, in fact we were like twin brothers, so very inseparable that when my father was transferred from the London Missionary society Church in Palapye to go to the Lobatse one he and I got sick: literally! Unfortunately that time people did not understand that children could be stressed. That was in 1976 when I had to leave Central Primary school in Boikaego to finish my primary education at Ipeleng Primary school in Lobatse.

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Parents should be more proactive in children’s lives

Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid foundation for future leaders.In many African cultures, there is a common perception that parents should use a stick to discipline naughty children. While disciplining children is important, it is equally...

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