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Sports And Art

Young Africa Botswana is turning urban creatives into Artpreneurs

Viwe Tyolwana
On February 29, Young Africa Botswana, an NGO based in Gaborone city , hosted an urban art festival for the youth to showcase and also sell their crafted products to the public. The colourful festival was free, and it was packed with all sorts of vibrant knick-knacks, fine art, apparel, crafted artifacts, poetry and music.   This festival was part of an  initiative that is funded by the US embassy called America on  the move (AOM) and was hosted at the Lady Olebile Masire Youth centre in Botswana. The programme has been running for two years and has been deemed the first programme of this kind in Africa. The programme works