• Beacons of change youth undertake to develop Botswana

    Beacons of change youth undertake to develop Botswana0

      BOTSWANA STUDENT Network and Pristine online magazine hosted a three day conference bringing together young women and men to commemorate International Women’s Day. With thousands of events celebrating International Women’s Day, Gifted Hand Project, Botswana Student Network and Pristine online magazine collaborated to bring the first ever Young Women Empowerment Conference (YWEC 2014). This

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  • CAUGHT IN BETWEEN5

    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 old.Now the

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  • WILL WE EVER MOVE FORWARD?0

    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 in. And yeah, I still do believe that out there,

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  • LIFE AFTER GRADUATION0

    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 have to face what is called the “Real World”.

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  • BEING THE SMALLER SMALL HOUSE11

    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 opening and quite informative that guys texted us

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  • IT’S ALL A CYCLE5

    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 thing and that they couldn’t take it anymore and my

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  • FACING LIFE HEAD-ON2

    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. There are some people who are

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  • IS POLYGAMY AN OPTION2

    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 the idea and some were obviously against it. People talked about the

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  • IS POLYGAMYAN OPTION?8

    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 are perceived as an odd family and again

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  • TO TELL OR NOT TO TELL8

    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 ever received in my history of writing this column.

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  • WHY WOMEN CHEAT- THE RESPONSES1

    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 column helped the guy who emailed me

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  • WHY WOMEN CHEAT10

    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. I recently received a message on Facebook from a loyal

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  • IS IT ALL ABOUT THE LOOKS?1

    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 individual. A few girls who

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  • DRESS THE PART0

    Just like I promised last week, this is a continuation of looking fabulous yet serious when going to school. Take a look ARTS People have a misconception that if you do arts you have to wear colorful, loud and bright clothing. This is not always the case guys, you don’t have to be a moving

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  • LOOK GOOD FOR THE BOOKS0

    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 to look good for the

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  • DEALING WITH THE PAST0

    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 his first encounter, nor his second,

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  • TWO YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG0

    Two years ago at around this time the first ever Youth Affairs article was published. 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 support by reading and commenting on what has been written, the courage

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  • FRESH START0

    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 people that I know,

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  • CHRISTMAS FRENZY…1

    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 there to do here? Anyhow I have noticed something about this special

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  • WHO’S A DRIVER?0

    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 increment of the pressure on my side. Like I recently wrote my

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