Is Gaborone ready?

Within the next three weeks, Gaborone will be swamped with more than 2,500 athletes from 54 African countries for what will be the greatest sporting event Botswana has ever hosted, the Africa Youth Games (AYG).

The economic spinoffs to SMMEs, the informal and the formal sector are nearly immeasurable. A market of 2,500 consumers and hundreds of support staff descending with fistfuls of allowances and being restricted to spending only within Gaborone. The stuff of which dreams are made!

For months now, sponsors, nominated officials and the media have been drumming up awareness around the event. They are ready.

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