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CAUGHT IN BETWEEN

CAUGHT IN BETWEEN

May. 25 | A few days back I received an email from one of the very loyal readers of this column. This young man is very upset with his mother because he thinks that she is using him to get money from his father who walked out on them when he was only a few months...

WILL WE EVER MOVE FORWARD?

WILL WE EVER MOVE FORWARD?

May. 18 | Last week I wrote about life after graduation, where the hustle really begins and people have to start being extra serious about their lives. This is when reality really hits hard as one would have been pushed out of that little bud they were protected...

LIFE AFTER GRADUATION

LIFE AFTER GRADUATION

May. 14 | End of semester at the University of Botswana is fast approaching. It’s a relief for some of us because we have three months of sleep, eat and most importantly no studying while for others it’s an exciting yet scary and anxious time as well they now...

BEING THE SMALLER SMALL HOUSE

BEING THE SMALLER SMALL HOUSE

Apr. 27 | So I gathered that a whole lot of people enjoyed my last article “IT’S A CYCLE” because I got a whole lot of feedback on facebook and not forgetting the many comments we had on the “Youth Affair Show” this past Thursday.   It was actually mind...

IT’S ALL A CYCLE

IT’S ALL A CYCLE

Apr. 20 | Since after writing on why men and women cheat, I’ve received at least five emails and messages from young ladies telling me about how they want to dump their boyfriends for cheating on them. Two of the ladies stated that the cheating was a frequent...

FACING LIFE HEAD-ON

FACING LIFE HEAD-ON

Apr. 13 | I recently met a 22 years old young lady who managed to attract all my attention with her life story. You know I used to think that I’m one of most determined young people in the world, but I was brought to think twice about my determination and drive....

IS POLYGAMY AN OPTION

IS POLYGAMY AN OPTION

Apr. 10 | Reader’s respond Last week Thursday I asked the Youth Affair Show listeners on Yarona fm about their take on polygamy, I even wrote about it last week and asked for people’s opinions. Well as expected, I had different stands, some people were for...

IS POLYGAMYAN OPTION?

IS POLYGAMYAN OPTION?

Mar. 30 | Three weeks back I watched a very interesting reality show called “Sister Wives” in one of the BBC Channels. It was about the life of a man who is married to four wives and has several children.  This big family is constantly living in fear as they...

TO TELL OR NOT TO TELL

TO TELL OR NOT TO TELL

Mar. 23 | I recently received a very emotional and sad email from a 22 year old young lady pleading for help and advice on a very unfortunate ordeal that she’s going through. Now this email I must say was one of the most heartfelt and devastating mails I’ve...

WHY WOMEN CHEAT- THE RESPONSES

WHY WOMEN CHEAT- THE RESPONSES

Mar. 16 | Last week’s article had a lot of people talking which I appreciate of course. I had lots of messages on facebook regarding the article and a lot of people commenting on the “Youth Affair” show on Yarona FM. And I do hope that the tips on the previous...

WHY WOMEN CHEAT

WHY WOMEN CHEAT

Mar. 9 | As you all know this column was not created for me but rather for the youth at large so whenever I get feedback from you guys about a previous article I wrote, we publish it so as to share the thoughts and the varying advice. Cheating I recently received...

IS IT ALL ABOUT THE LOOKS?

IS IT ALL ABOUT THE LOOKS?

Mar. 2 | I had a chat with a couple of friends a few days back and we somehow touched the issue of looks and relationships. We know nowadays that most people try to be modest and say that they are not into looks of the other person but the personality of the...

DRESS THE PART

DRESS THE PART

Feb. 24 | Just like I promised last week, this is a continuation of looking fabulous yet serious when going to school. Take a look ARTS Arts People have a misconception that if you do arts you have to wear colorful, loud and bright clothing. This is not always...

LOOK GOOD FOR THE BOOKS

LOOK GOOD FOR THE BOOKS

Feb. 17 | I am not a fashionista but I do love to look good all the time, either at a funeral, wedding, party and when going to school. Yes, one needs to look their best even when ‘just’ going to school, like one of my very good friends once said: “You need...

DEALING WITH THE PAST

DEALING WITH THE PAST

Feb. 3 | I had a heart to heart chat with one of my guy friend who was very devastated and obviously disturbed during the past festive holidays. This friend of mine was in trouble with the police because of a fight he had recently got into and mind you this wasn’t...

TWO YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG

TWO YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG

Jan. 27 | Two years ago at around this time the first ever Youth Affairs article was published. Tshepo Much thanks and appreciation goes to the loyal readers of this paper and of course the readers of this informative and interactive piece. If it wasn’t for your...

FRESH START

FRESH START

Jan. 20 | I hope you all enjoyed your Christmas and New year holidays as much as I did and of course I do hope that we are all back from these hectic holidays in one piece. To those who lost a family member or a close friend during the festive holidays like some...

CHRISTMAS FRENZY…

CHRISTMAS FRENZY…

Dec. 23 | Youth Affair It’s just a few days before the big day, yep Christmas Day and the capital city is almost deserted as most people have for different destinations to celebrate this holy day. I mean who spends their Christmas Day in Gaborone and again what’s...

WHO’S A DRIVER?

WHO’S A DRIVER?

Dec. 16 | I have been under a lot of stress and pressure, you know, I’ve got a million things going on in my life, both professionally and personally. Now one of my current personal developments includes getting a driver’s license which has contributed to the...

GIVE PORNOGRAPHY A BREAK

GIVE PORNOGRAPHY A BREAK

Dec. 9 | I have made an observation about the opposite sex. You know how we all have to pass a stage in our development as human beings, I mean, there’s the infant stage, the toddler, the teenager, the youth and the adult and finally the elderly. All these stages...