Orange Botswerere Winners Awarded

source: Mmegi

BY TUMELO SETSHOGO
CORRESPONDENT

Mmegi staff photographer Kebofhe Mathe has scooped the first prize in the Photography category and walked away P10, 000 richer at the Orange Botswerere Artist Award 2007 at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) on Friday.

The awards were sponsored by Orange Botswana and Department of Culture and Youth.
Mathe was competing with other potential winners in the likes of Chief Kgosi Goodwill and Leutlwetse Kgosidialwa. The three nominees have been in photojournalism at their respective companies for a long time, according to background information provided before the winners were announced.

The French Embassy sponsored this category. Counsellor for cooperation and Culture Affairs at the embassy awarded Mathe the prize. In the creative writing category, Lauri Kubuitsile scooped the first prize, beating [continue reading]



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