Botswana Youth Awards return bigger

Botswana youth awards launch PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Botswana youth awards launch PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

After being put on hold for sometime due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Botswana Youth Awards (BYA) are finally back for this year's edition at the GICC on June 3.

The first awards were in 2014 as a way to appreciate the great work done by the youth in all aspects and disciplines. The organisers have promised a bigger and better sixth edition of the awards on their return with the number of entries being increased to 20.

The awards were launched by the Minister of Youth, Gender, Sport, and Culture Tumiso Rakgare alongside Remmogo Organisation. “Today marks yet another day when we get to celebrate young people in this beautiful country and what they continue to do in their different sectors,” Rakgare said. Rakgare further added that the BYA is one of the great projects under his ministry that is really engrossed in pushing the ministry’s mandate to recognise and promote youth participation in local communities, national affairs and beyond.

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