Makwapa's rags-to-riches odyssey


PALAPYE: Stories of rags-to -riches cannot be finished without mention of one by Palapye-based businessman Nonofo Makwapa.


For over four decades or blood, sweat and tears, Makwapa masterfully built a family business brand that started off with all the hallmarks of humble beginnings: a rickety 4X4  mobile tuck shop in the middle of a then still very much backward  Palapye village.

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Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

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