Motlhaolosa vows to preserve Setswana culture

Motlhaolosa workshop PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Motlhaolosa workshop PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Motlhaolosa Poetry Ensemble, an organisation known to celebrate Setswana culture, held its first workshop with the objective to celebrate, Puo ya Setswana, poko, botlhami and bokwadi among others over the weekend.

The event was organised with the main aim being to help preserve the Setswana culture that seems to be perishing right before the people’s eyes especially the young generation who are more comfortable with speaking the English language.

Lepata Mafa-Nthomola, Communications Manager for Orange Botswana, encouraged the writers, authors, poets, artists and many others to take advantage of the Internet space and go digital to make it easy for themselves to be able to push the content they produce. She said studies have proven that people are moving from analogue to digital, and by going digital they will be able to reach the young generation.

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