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Africa as a Hub for Fashion Inspiration

The Forbes U-30 Summit gets a vivid portrayal of Africa’s creative renaissance where tradition meets modernity in a seamless fusion of style and substance and is convinced that breaking into the Oscars…

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Embracing Diversity

Safeguarding Human Rights And Dignity   Decriminalisation is not merely a matter of personal beliefs…

 

 

Plotting Our Downfall 

The political expediency of awarding free plots is no longer sustainable, writes Special Correspondent DOUGLAS RASBASH There are two types of economy: the cowboy economy and the spacemen’s economy. The cowboy economy…

Is World War III inevitable?

With tensions escalating in the Middle East, Special Correspondent DOUGLAS RASBASH assesses probable outcomes   On the night of 13 April, Iran attacked Israel with drones and missiles in retaliation for an…

The Elephant Election 

There is much elephantine electioneering and hardly anything else in the loud clamour over the UK’s Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill, writes our Special Correspondent DOUGLAS RASBASH Yet again, we see political…

Botswana Should Lift Food Import Bans In Times Of Drought 

It is simply a case for pragmatism because it works for food availability and affordability, writes DOUGLAS RASBASH In times of drought, the issue of food security becomes paramount, especially for nations…

The Shifting Beauty Standards in Pageantry

Universal acceptance of diversity is a positive development because as an immensely influential platform, pageantry can now help many girls and young women realise that there is nothing wrong with the way…

Time to Take Action for An Economically Integrated Africa

Aissatou Diallo The need for an economically integrated Africa has never been more urgent. With the severe disruption of global value chains due to Covid-19 and related lockdown measures, there is no…

Well done Rakgare!

Creatives have applauded the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Culture Development for extending monthly stipends to them as announced early this week but want further assessment done with their unions. GOSEGO…

Politics, Power And Sexual Misconduct

In the past decade we have seen people uniting to bring justice to victims of sexual abuse. Organizations like the #metoo movement and #esengmongwangeng movement rose to amplify the voices of the…

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