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World Telecommunications Day
The annual World Telecommunications and Information Society day will this year be held in Francistown under the theme"better cities, better lives with ICT" on May 17 2010.

This day has been celebrated annually since 1969,its main purpose is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of internet and other Information Communication Technologies (ICT) can bring together societies and economies,as well as ways to bridge the digital divide.

The Minisrty of Transport and Communications through the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services coordinates the project.Commemorations have previously beeen held in the following villages and settlements: