F/town businesses ready to reap from Youth Games


FRANCISTOWN: Businesses here are preparing to benefit from the Botswana Youth Games (BYG) that will be held in December.

Officials from the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC) and the city mayor are optimistic that the games will greatly benefit businesses in Botswana’s second city and surrounding areas. All the 16 districts in the country are expected to participate in the event, which will involve 13 sporting codes that include: athletics, athletics for the visually impaired, basketball, badminton, football, karate, netball, softball, volleyball, tennis, swimming and chess.

Several vendors at the flea market located in the Central Business District (CBD) said they anticipate that the three-day games will boost their businesses.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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