source: Botswana Press Agency
19 March, 2008
LONDON - The immensely successful advertisement for the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency-Mma Ramotswe movie has put Botswana on the international map.
The London daily newspaper, The Independent has already interviewed the movies leading actress Jill Scott.
The American singer told the paper that she had not visited Africa before she came to Botswana for the film, and that she will forever treasure the experience.
She said before her visit she had plenty of questions in her mind and had no idea what to expect.
But after a few days of looking for what they didnt have, I noticed all the things they have. My eyes suddenly opened, and everything was new and wonderful, she told the paper.
Scott said Africa does not leap on you immediately, but it seeps slowly and its incredibly important to be respectful and humble there.
She mentioned a couple of places in Botswana that took her breath away. One of the things she talked about was the Safari experience in the Kalahari Desert.
I was stuck by the pure silence and the stillness. I looked around [continue reading]