𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐁𝐄𝐒 𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐄𝐑 𝟑𝟎 𝐏𝐀𝐍 𝐀𝐅𝐑𝐈𝐂𝐀𝐍 𝐖𝐄𝐋𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐄 𝐂𝐄𝐋𝐄𝐁𝐑𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 – 𝐁𝐄𝐅𝐈𝐓𝐓𝐈𝐍𝐆
Forbes under 30 Pan –African welcome celebration held in Gaborone Main mall yesterday showcased acts from various artists both home grown and continental. The under 30’s were very much exhilarant about the event, showcasing their great fashion sense in dress and social attitude.
In an interview the Minister of Youth, Gender, Sport and culture Honourable Tumiso Rakgare remarked that the event was an opportunity to showcase Botswana to the world, with its culture and the many diverse offerings the country has. He said that this would be a chance to expose the talents of the host country’s youth which he said of Botswana youth; “are diamonds and jewels awaiting discovery and having so much to offer the world.” Minister Rakgare stated that the 4 days event would be a much needed knowledge exchange for the young participating local entrepreneurs and would foster knowledge on commercialization of their various talents into the global market.
The show-casers who pulled up did not disappoint as the likes of Botswana Meat Commission had revellers eating their heart out with bite sized eats. Kgalagadi Breweries pulled up and had their bottomless St Louis lager for the revellers to quench their thirst.
Themed “Entrepreneurial Africa with Botswana at the centre” the event embodied parts of what Botswana and its culture are all about, from the décor to the mellow but sociable and entertaining atmosphere the event carried, spelling investor friendly and politically well positioned for business.