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Botswana Youth Awards Champions Young Talent

Botswana Youth Awards Champions Young Talent
June 20
11:39 2018


The third annual Botswana Youth Awards (BYA) took place on June 15th at a graceful ceremony held at Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC). Hosted by Remmogo Organisation, the awards recognise and appreciate young people who contribute outstanding work in their communities and respective industries.

Winners of the night by category included:

Best Youth Owned Business- Thobo Khathola

Best Youth Media Personality – Evacuees Rasekhutlha

Best Youth in Creative Arts – Cindy Sean Sibanda

Best Youth in Agriculture – Precious Segwagwe

Best Youth in Academic Excellence -Goitsemang Majaga

Best Youth in Community Volunteerism – Brian Tlholego

Best Organization Supporting Youth Development – Lulove Modelling Agency

Best Youth Activist in Social Issues – Laone Desert

Best Youth in Leadership – Onkutule Selathwa

Best Youth Fashion Personality- Gomolemo Majafe

Best Youth in Tourism – Thelma Og Eyman

Best Youth Promoting Religion – Riley Serojane

Best Media House Addressing Youth Issues- My News

Best Youth in Sports Achievement- Karabo Sibanda

Best Youth Promoting Health & Well being – Trevor Oahile

Best Female Youth of the Year – Kebadiretse Rasekhutlha

Best Male Youth of the Year – Goitsemang Majaga



This year’s awards acknowledged twenty Batswana youth instead of last year’s eighteen. “The awards are steadily growing and we are very pleased with this achievement,” stated event chairman Kagiso Morebodi.

“We expect the awards to continue to highlight the power of Botswana’s young people and inspire growth in other young Batswana. The national awards embrace all unsung heroes from every corner of the country and reward them for their contribution in building the nation,” added Morebodi.

The event graced dignitaries such as Assistant Minister Mr Phillip Makgalemele and Director of Botswana Trade and Investment Gaorekwe Gaorekwe.

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