Selebi-Phikwe new home to Desert Race

Desert Race PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Desert Race PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Toyota 1000km Desert Race will move to Selebi-Phikwe for the next five years, after an agreement to move the popular event to the former mining town was signed on Wednesday.

 

Key stakeholders, including the Selebi-Phikwe Economic Diversification Unit (SPEDU) and the Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) signed a Memorandum of Agreement today, a move, which will see the race held in the northeastern town for the first time in history. Jwaneng hosted the last five editions. 

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