Dithubaruba weee�

Dr Vom
Dr Vom

MOLEPOLOLE: “Dithubaruba weee!” Director of proceedings Tlamelo Letlole, called out and the crowd answered with an equally loud “heeee!”

He was calling out for the assembly of all the entertainers for a parade that he called “go thaa phiri” in the Sekwena culture. It was in the afternoon when the September spring sun was heating up and the Dithubaruba Cultural Festival energy levels too were warming up.

This was after the tedious morning programme that included speeches by Kgosi Kgolo Kgari III with royal poetry by Rrabojala ‘Smallboy’ Keetile, and the official opening by Acting Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Vincent Seretse, at a place Bakwena affectionately call “GaaMmaKgosi” in Ntsweng, Molepolole.

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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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