Queen Elizabeth II To Award Young Motswana

Moitshepi Matsheng
Moitshepi Matsheng

Queen Elizabeth II will present a Queen’s Young Leaders Award to an exceptional young person from Botswana in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London on June 23, 2016.

As the Commonwealth celebrates the Queen’s 90th birthday, this year’s award winner, 23-year-old Moitshepi Matsheng, has been recognised by the Queen for taking the lead in transforming the lives of others and making a lasting difference in her community.

As a Queen’s Young Leader, she will be representing Botswana as she joins other winners from 45 different Commonwealth countries in London for five days of high-level engagements, all designed to help them further their life-changing work.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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