Of Scribes and Side Hustles

Greg Kelebonye
Greg Kelebonye


But when Botswana’s COVID-19 cases were first reported in March of last year, and business foundations started shaking, the media industry was already deep on its knees.

To establish just how much the media has been affected by the pandemic, the Women In News (WIN) programme of the World Association of Newspapers (WAN-INFRA) undertook a survey in April 2020, with the second one underway. The WIN survey, carried out in sub-Saharan countries of Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Tanzania as well as Vietnam, focused on the economic impact on women in the media.

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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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