Inaugural Miss Mahalapye billed for December


Though not themed ‘beauty with a purpose’, the first ever Miss Mahalapye, aims to fight, crime, vice and all social ills with beauty.

The beauty pageant is to see 14 contestants  battling it out for the ultimate crown in front of three non-nonsense judges at the luxurious Mahalapyes Cresta on December 26.

“Most youth in Mahalapye think that fun and entertainment can be achieved through alcohol and drug abuse. This pageant aims to change that,” the youthful pageant director, Gaonyafale Phuti, told Showbiz yesterday matter-of-factly.  The 23 year old University of Botswana (UB) student said  she came up with the idea last year after the festive holidays.

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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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