• Age ain’t nothing but a number

    Age ain’t nothing but a number0

      “Life is a blast,’ says 102- years -old man as he prepares to marry. At the ripe old age of 102, Samuel Lumbala, a Jamataka resident is excited about life and planning a wedding! Being of Lozi by origin, Lumbala was born in a small village called Lungu in Zambia. He arrived in Bechuanaland

  • TB is not a death sentence

    TB is not a death sentence0

      A harsh, seemingly endless, debilitating cough. Sudden, drastic, energy-sapping weight loss. The noticeable darkening of skin tone. All are the dreaded symptoms of Tuberculosis (TB) and can reduce once strong, healthy beings to quivering wrecks. Sadly, it can also earn sufferers the scorn and derision of their workmates and friends. Indeed, cruel snubs and

  • Dream come true0

      BancABC builds home for 86-year-old granny Mother luck can still smile on the old as it happened to 86-year-old Seanokeng Swaki of Molebatsi ward in Tonota. After living the rest of her life in a desolate, crowded and tiny shack, Swaki can now smile after Banc ABC built her a four (4) roomed house.

  • Desperate measures

    Desperate measures0

      Retired sex worker forced to launch a career comeback A retired Francistown commercial sex worker has been forced to contemplate a revival of her profession after she was recently thrown out of the family home at Somerset East. 44-year-old Rosinah Phiri who called it quits as a sex worker, almost 10 years ago because

  • My mother ruined my life

    My mother ruined my life0

      Boy raised in an orphanage regrets meeting his mom He spent 11 years at an orphanage in Gaborone yearning and pinning to meet the woman who brought him into this world. He wanted a heart to heart conversation with her and hoped that the discussion would lead to a lifetime experience of what a

  • British dad battles for access to his Motswana daughter

    British dad battles for access to his Motswana daughter0

       Last year we carried the story of the broken bond between four-year-old Toni and British father, Richard Benjamin of Kanye. Her father claimed that Toni had been ‘orphaned’ by her mother when she forcibly moved the child from Gaborone to her niece’s home in Phikwe, while Richard battles for his right of access to


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