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MARGRET MOSOJANE…. THE LIVING LEGEND

MARGRET MOSOJANE…. THE LIVING LEGEND

Nov. 18 | SEALED WITH A KISS: Margret and husband John in fond embrace at her retirement party in September 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...

HIV/AIDS FIGHTER

HIV/AIDS FIGHTER

Jun. 24 | CARE GIVER: Mma Bome 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...

ROCK OF AGES

ROCK OF AGES

Feb. 11 | SMILES BETTER: At 109 Kebuang Tsebe still enjoys life 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...

THE NEWSMAKER

THE NEWSMAKER

Jan. 28 | ACHIEVER: Clara Olsen 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 SINGING FINGERS

THE SINGING FINGERS

Aug. 27 | MUSIC SENSATION: Pillai playing her favourite instrument 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...

A PLEDGE TO NURSE TO LIFE

A PLEDGE TO NURSE TO LIFE

Aug. 6 | DEVOTED CARE GIVER: Mma Mokgele 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...

WITH HIS PEN!

WITH HIS PEN!

Jul. 23 | THIS IS HOW WE DID IT: Van Rensburg showing off his typesetter which has been overtaken by computers The man who built living memories Age is catching up with him and he can hardly remember most dates of events that happened in his life. But while his...

IT PAYS TO PERSEVERE

IT PAYS TO PERSEVERE

Jul. 9 | THE BRAINS BEHIND PHAKALANE: David Magang Living the Phakalane dream Some years back his life was punctuated by adversity, ridicule, resistance, doors being shut on his face, perceived a day dreamer and even escaped death through the eye of a needle,...

CALLED TO SERVE

CALLED TO SERVE

Jun. 18 | GOOD OLD DAYS: Mma Anderson at 16 The true pioneer in the fight for gender equality When growing up Joyce Gainewe Anderson was socialized and taught that girls and boys are at par with each and other and deserve equal opportunities. It is this principle...

KING OF THE AIRWAVES

KING OF THE AIRWAVES

Jun. 11 | VETERAN MEDIAMAN: Bishy Mmusi Bishy Mmusi reminisces of yesteryears of Radio Tucked away in the woods about 10 kilometres from the Game City mall in Gaborone along Lobatse Road is a place called Crocodile Pools. In this place there is modest...

MOTHER OF ALL

MOTHER OF ALL

May. 28 | In Conversation: Mma Sechele The Girl Guide who shaped lives of big and small She may not have one child she calls her own, but she is considered a mother by many in this country because of the role that she played in their lives. For years Sethokgo...