Batswana men not hopelessly romantic

Keletso Thobega has written a very interesting opinion piece on Botswana’s Mmegi newspaper that we, Batswana men, are actually romantic in our own and unique way – and not exactly the western way many women expect of us especially since many of them watch these American and British romance movies (emphasis). Of course many women – especially Batswana women – would likely and are of course expected to disagree with Thobega. But to paraphrase, isn’t romance in the eyes of the romanced? Continue reading

Why Malema can’t sue Maile for insulting him

In 2009, former ANCYL President and now Economic Freedom Fighter Chief Convenor, Julius Malema, accused Democratic Alliance leader, Helen Zille, as a “racist and [that she] will remain a racist”. Two years later, he “unreservedly apologise(d)” and “unequivocally retract(ed)  their (his and Floyd Shivambu’s) statements” at Zille last following her R1.4m against the two at Western Cape High Court. Fast-forward to 2013, Malema is said to be going to file a lawsuit against ANCYL Gauteng chairperson, Leboganag Maile, for referring to him as a “drunkard and a womaniser” early this week. Continue reading