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03.12.12
UNDER 20 TEAM OFF TO LUSAKA, ZAMBIA FOR THE 2012 SCSA ZONE VI YOUTH GAMES The team that will be representing Botswana at the SCSA Youth Games in Lusaka, Zambia was sent off in style on Friday at the Oasis Motel. Speaker after speaker reiterated the importance of behaving like ambassadors while in Zambia.
03.12.12
MYSC AND BNYC CLEAN UP SECHABA YOUTH ENTERPRISE Employees of the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture and those of Botswana National Youth Council on Friday joined Mankgodi villagers and their leadership to clean the Sechaba Youth Enterprise Farm as part of the Community Service activities. This was after the Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Hon. Shaw Kgathi visited the farm and promised the village leadership that his Ministry will help in cleaning up the farm.
28.11.12
KGATHI OPENS MOBILE CULTURAL MUSIC FESTIVAL IN KALAMARE The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Hon. Shaw Kgathi officially opened the Shoshong Constituency Mobile Cultural Festival in Kalamare over the weekend. Minister Kgathi pledged his Ministry's support to the different cultural activities in Botswana.
28.11.12
MYSC HOLDS ANNUAL WELLNESS DAY AT UB STADIUM The Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture recently held the annual Wellness day activities at the University of Botswana Stadium. The theme for this year's wellness activities was "Be Well, Be Productive" and all the six Departments of the Ministry were represented in the different activities. 
28.11.12
MINISTER KGATHI LAUNCHES “THE FUTURE IS COMING: TRANSFORM NOW”   The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Hon. Shaw Kgathi launched a book entitled “The Future is coming: Transform now”. The launch took place at the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology on the 20th November 2012. The objective of the book launch was to increase visibility of the University as well as drive its vision and mission. Officiating at the event, Minister Kgathi explained that he was impressed by what he read in the book and its author founder and President of the Limkokwing University Tan Sri Dato Dr Limkokwing. He noted that the Government of Botswana is aware of how innovation and technology can transform the economy and that the ideas captured in the book were related to those in the Vision 2016. Minister Kgathi noted that said his Ministry had just come out of a Pitso where they were interrogating the reasons behind lack of interest in reading among citizens of this country. He revealed that as a Ministry they are committed to supporting the publishing industry as well as promote the culture of reading in the country by providing reading spaces in the form of public libraries built around the country. Other speakers at the launch were Dr D. Leva who stated that Limkokwing University was all about transforming the lives of individuals. She further said transformation is the key to a better future. During the same launch, a video presentation was shown to all the guests about the life and vision of the founder and President of the Limkokwing University Tan Sri Dato Dr Limkokwing.  
28.11.12
MYSC AND LIMKOKWING UNIVERSITY SIGN MOU In an endeavour to continuously look for ways to improve service delivery, the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture and the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week to cement a partnership that will see both organisations benefitting from each other. Speaking at the occasion, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth, Sport, Ms Ruth Maphorisa said the marriage between MYSC and LUCT was long overdue as the MoU was discussed a long time back. She said as a Ministry, they were happy with the LUCT products because some of the interns and a former lecturer were instrumental in the revamping of the Ministry website.
28.11.12
ART AND CRAFT ITEM OF BOTSWANA LAUNCHED The Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture and Motor Centre jointly launched the Art and Craft Catalogue that aims to promote the artworks created by Botswana artists and to market them in one booklet. The catalogue that contains artifacts from members of the Botswana Visual Artists Association was launched by both the Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Hon. Shaw Kgathi and the Chairman of the Motor Centre Group, Mr Satar Dada at the Octagon Gallery in the National Museum.
28.11.12
MYSC LAUNCHES MCPC AND WEBSITE The Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture last week launched the Ministerial Corruption Prevention Committee and the newly revamped website at Gaborone Sun. The event was graced by the Hon. Shaw Kgathi, Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Ministry management and regional coordinators. Also in attendance were officers from the DCEC and Accountant General who had come to bear witness to the historic event.
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