Barolong Seboni launches Nitty Gritty book

Barolong Seboni
Barolong Seboni

One of Botswana’s renowned authors, poet and academic, Barolong Seboni, launched his book titled, Nitty Gritty, at the scenic Marabou Rocks Part at Broadhurst in Gaborone.

The venue was breathtaking. In what seems like a bush with rocks and uncompleted structures built with rocks, lies a very beautiful opening with well trimmed green grass.

The venue was perfect for a picnic outing where revellers also enjoyed beautiful poems from two local poets, Duchess and Mbali. Each recited two poems and their unique and immense talents stole the audience's hearts including a baby girl who accompanied her mother to the event as she could not resist but danced next to Mbali when she was dishing out her beautiful poem, ‘I am Africa.’ Putting a cherry on top to make the event even more interesting, revellers complied and brought their coolerboxes, picnic baskets and blankets and camp chairs giving the venue an intimate feeling with soft music playing on the background.

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