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Their house is strategically located near a petrol station at the South Ring Mall, where they occasionally check for potential clients when the bars have closed. Ncube is hardly at home and is not worried about not having electricity supply. The house is just for me to keep my belongings. The only time you find me at home, I will be sleeping.
From there, she just comes home to bathe and head to her spot. Of late, the police have been descending tough on Ncube and her friends, who do not have the required documents to live and work in Botswana. But she has mastered a way of beating their raids. Most of them are now our friends. But that strategy only works when they are dealing with men officers, as she reveals that women were always uncompromising. A few years ago, the government announced new regulations that compelled beer halls to close early.
We used to get most of our clients around midnight, but now we have to get them earlier as there will be no-one at the bars around that time. She keeps contacts of every man she sleeps with and every day, she will call them and ask if they would need her services. Botswana has a population of 2 million. And Ncube is aware of those statistics and the danger her night job comes with. One of the ways is insisting on using protection all the time. Every business has its risks, and even ours.
One just has to find ways of handling the risks without endangering my life or getting my family know this is what I have been doing. She holds a secretarial certificate, but claims it was hard to get a proper job because she was a foreigner. But Ncube also has to ensure she does not get people who know her parents visiting her.
What else would I do, this is the only way I can survive here in Gaborone. This is not a good life, but there is nothing I can do, otherwise I would die a pauper. We know some Zimbabwean women who have bought properties through this prostitution.