Twenty-Seven receive Presidential Awards

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President Ian Khama yesterday conferred honours and awards on 27 distinguished individuals, including some collaborating partners for their diverse services to the nation.

The three-tier arrangement saw the awardees receiving their honours and awards in the Presidential Order of Honour (PH), Presidential Order of Meritorious Service or Presidential Certificate of Honour (PCH) and the Presidential Service of Honour. Those under the PH group include former speaker of the National Assembly, Patrick Balopi, who is recognised for his multiple roles as a teacher, politician and farmer. 

Others in the category include former diplomat, Ben Makobole, Macdonald Seema, former MP, Ambrose Masalila and former Police Chief and later Botswana's ambassador to Namibia, Norman Moleboge.

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