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The Sebina saga - A clarion call to parents

Some call it a measure of some new-found social consciousness. The more spiritually conscious consider it a sign of the end times. Academics aside, the recent spate of revelations of instances of sexual abuse of underage girls by older and, in most instances, financially powerful men serves as a clarion call to parents, especially of the girl child, to up their parental skills.


23rd June 2016

Diamond Divas help girls find purpose in life

22nd June 2016

As girls navigate adolescence, they face the challenge of moving through physical, psychological, sexual, and emotional development with a healthy sense of self -intact.

Living in poverty

20th June 2016

Waitse Makgolo’s story is sad and unfortunate, but among many young people living in Sese, her story is not unique. Sese is a small settlement in the South Central region, 15 km from Jwaneng, with a population of just over 2000 people.

Facing cancer from under a mask

20th June 2016

Facing your own immortality is a reality that no 24 year old should have to grapple with but for Lebani Mazhani, it is all she has had to deal with since her world was turned on its head when she received her cancer diagnosis.

‘Leave’ - Domkrag youth orders Richard

20th June 2016

The newly elected Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) President, Khumoekae Richard could lose his source of income as Administration Officer if his counterpart at the ruling Botswana Democratic Party, Andy Boatile wins the ear of the Parliamentary Clerk.

Local LGBTI community reacts to Orlando

20th June 2016

The local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community has responded with shock and solidarity following the mass killings at a gay nightclub in Orlando, United States over the weekend.

Maun residents blame ‘children rights’

20th June 2016

Residents of Sedie Ward in Maun have pointed fingers at existing ‘Children Rights’ for the escalating numbers of defilements and teenage pregnancies in Botswana.

Do not misuse 999 - Police

20th June 2016

Botswana Police have warned the public to desist from using the toll free police emergency number 999 and any other emergency numbers, for false purposes.

Huawei donates 30 tablets to Moshupa Senior Secondary School

20th June 2016

International Information and Communication Technology  (ICT) company, Huawei, recently donated 30 tablet hand held devices to Moshupa Senior Secondary School. The tablets were given away by Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi last week. The tablets are expected to assist both teachers and students with daily learning activities.

Opposition youth manhandle police officers in Sebina

17th June 2016

Drama unflolded yesterday (Thursday) at Sebina Village during the commerations of the African Child Day.

Breast milk is best for babies

16th June 2016

Overwhelming research on breastfeeding shows the profound impact of breast milk on child survival, health, nutrition and the development of an infant.

Politician appears in court for defilement

10th June 2016

A politician with strong links to the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has appeared before the Masunga magistrate court on Thursday for an alleged defilement of a 12-year-old school girl. The accused Casper Fire (32) appeared before Magistrate, Pride Rusike on a single charge of defilement.

Horror road accident claims six lives

9th June 2016

At least six   people have been certified dead after a road traffic accident involving a double -decker passenger bus and a Toyota Fortuner along the A1   road earlier today (Thursday).


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