The real reason for the protectorate

For those who are not well informed about the Bechuanaland Protectorate, history books have a lot to teach, but it takes an analytic mind to question the records.

A close analysis of the past will show that the establishment of the protectorate was only adopted to protect the British trade interests.

As history has taught many of us, the Whites’ main interest was the route to the north, which facilitated a lucrative trade with the northern states.

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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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