Creatives could help preserve native languages – Prof Otlogetswe


The International Mother Language Day commemoration held at the University of Botswana (UB) Tuesday penned out to be a fun-filled event with endless performances by poets, musicians, bands and traditional dancers.

It was all celebrations as artists sang proudly in their native languages to commemorate the day. This was also an opportunity for young artists like Lokile BW to shine as he delivered a scintillating performance.

Among the different languages represented include Mbanderu, Sekgalagadi, Setswana and Chinese. Charles Kakome, Lereko Lesole, Mawee Mokgware, Katso Motlogelwa, Sheya, De Stone and Phetso Oabile are some of the artists who graced the event. Besides performances, there were also stalls that offered language teachings to attendants.

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