First Anthology By Botswana Women Published

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UKZN Press is committed to challenging existing stereotypes, addressing the ever-present sex and gender imbalance in authorship. "Under our new UKZN Press Women imprint, we announce the publication of the most recent title, Botswana Women Write, edited by Professor Maitseo M.M. Bolaane, Dr Mary S. Lederer, Dr Leloba Molema and Professor Connie Rapoo.

Including contributions for more that 60 women, this book covers creative writing, traditional songs and poetry, drama, letters and memoirs, interviews, court statements, journalism and other non-fiction.”

“Since a ‘typical woman cannot be singularly pinned down, this anthology is necessarily wide-ranging. It is the first such Botswana anthology.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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