BOTHO UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES WORLD TELECOMMUNICATIONS DAY

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Botho University celebrates World Telecommunications Day
Botho University joined dignitaries including his honour the Vice President of Botswana, Slumber Tsogwane in commemorating World Telecommunications and Information Society Day (WTSID) in May. This year, Botswana�s main event was held on May 17th in Mohembo in the Okavango region. Joining Vice President Tsogwane in attendance at the event was Minister of Transport and Communications Kitso Mokaila as well as other dignitaries.

Botho University (BU) kickstarted the event by training a number of participants from Mohembo and Shakawe in ICT skills. The 12 participants who attended the week long program where mostly teachers from brigades, primary and secondary schools around Shakawe. They were awarded certificates on the 17th of May 2018. BU also took part in the Girls in ICT, held on the 15th of May, a Kgotla meeting addressed by Honourable Minister Mokaila, and the Minister�s lunch on Wednesday 16th. Amongst other key players, Botho University has continued to be an integral stakeholder in this event. The university is committed to giving back to the community, as part of its corporate and social responsibility, with the continued participation in the WTSID.

The WTSID commemoration is an annual event, usually held on the 17th of May, which celebrates the International Telecommunications Union�s establishment in 1865.