• MARGRET MOSOJANE…. THE LIVING LEGEND5

    When Margret Ludo Mosojane joined the tribal administration as a presiding officer 16 years ago, little did she know that her new job was a call from the Divine. She retired a few weeks ago at the age of 60, but during her tenure Mosojane became a household name and Tati-Town customary court was more

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  • HIV/AIDS FIGHTER7

    Unsung heroine She worked tirelessly to save lives of HIV infected and affected villagers “When you get to Otse, just ask where Mma Bome stays and they will direct you,’’ she said as I called her asking for directions to her house where we were going to have the interview, recently. Otse might be a

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  • ROCK OF AGES2

    Botswana’s oldest citizen gives her views on the old and the new “Seeing the funny side of life has kept me young” Without definitive data it is impossible to say for sure, but at 109 years granny Kebuang Tsebe is a contender for the title of oldest person in Botswana. When asked to reveal the

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  • THE NEWSMAKER0

    72 years old and still going strong to make sure Batswana are kept informed A nurse, journalist, publisher, member of Parliament, wife, mother, grandmother all describe Mme Mma Clara Olsen, a pathfinder and a pioneer who opened the gates of journalism and politics for Botswana women. Among her products is The Voice Publisher, Beata Kasale

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  • THE SINGING FINGERS0

    Elderly Sri Lankan pianist shares her love for music and food While her peers were playing with dolls and still trying to write their names correctly Assunta Isabelle Pillai was already perfecting her piano playing skills. And when she reached seven she sat for her first music examination and passed with distinction. Now 77, Pillai

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  • A PLEDGE TO NURSE TO LIFE5

    When 79 -year- old Jacobine Mokgele made the Florence Nightingale pledge during her graduation as a nurse in 1964 she was not only doing it as a normal routine but as a real lifetime commitment to care for the sick. And this is what she has been doing since then and even after her retirement

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