Are watches still necessary?

source: BOPA
06 May, 2010

GABORONE – There is a noticeable change of trends in the way people tell time.

For many professionals, cell phones are an indispensable piece of technology, at times so indispensable that many people have become slaves to their gadgets.

Even young children now walk around with cell phones in their pockets.

One wonders how the mobile phone phenomena affected the wide spectrum ranging from the noble sundial on one end and a wristwatch on the other? Mmadiofa Pilara wears a black leather strap windup watch that she received as a present from her father about three years ago and surprisingly in this modern day and age she says its not just for show.

On the other hand Sam Dikgotla, a second year student at one of [continue reading]


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