You must judge a book by its cover!

Lost art: Book reading has taken a back seat as digital platforms and social media have grabbed the wheel PIC: INTERNET
Lost art: Book reading has taken a back seat as digital platforms and social media have grabbed the wheel PIC: INTERNET

Through the agency of words, artworks, pictures and designs, books engage with the ethos and crises of our times. They are also a hinge that pivots us into old and new eras. This task of creating, recording, collecting and saving is called “content” by some in Botswana and other places.

But, everyone who now talks excitedly about “content” must know that they really draw on the nature of, the reason for, and the appeal of books.

In any case, only books contain a contents page and at the beginning for that matter! Inside them, books hold every conceivable human interest, from literature, history, sciences, art, pictures, morality, ambition, up to angst. This makes books good for us in many respects.


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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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