America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Radio Show

Tune in weekly on Fridays to Gabz FM 96.2 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 pm as presenter Swift Mpoloka moderates a fast-paced, content-packed show focused on the vital relationship between the United States of America and the Republic of Botswana. From public health, to our shared commitment to democracy, wildlife conservation, economic development, education, and cultural exchange, we cover a host of themes important to Batswana.

With guests ranging from Batswana who have participated in prestigious U.S. educational and professional exchanges to our partners in Botswana’s government and civil society to U.S. government officials, you are sure to learn something new and to be inspired.

We know you’ve got questions, so we’ve also made the show interactive. Submit questions for our ambassador on our Facebook page, and you may hear a response live on the air during our Ask the Ambassador segment.

Remember to join us every Friday on Gabz FM 96.2 at 12:00 p.m. to learn more about the strong partnership between the United States and Botswana and for the chance to win prizes! For more updates, follow us on social media.

On July 8, 2022, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with Gabz FM, launched America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show.

The inaugural episode was hosted by local radio personality Swift Mpoloka. Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Amanda Jacobsen, Public Affairs Officer Emilia Adams, and Major Daryl White.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Education Advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Botswana.

Missed the show?

Listen to the FULL episode here –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaCh33a5XjA&t=17s

On July 15, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: PEPFAR DREAMS

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy PEPFAR DREAMS Coordinator Emmanuel Mafoko and Public Affairs Professional Associate Aisha Chowdhry Huey. Our ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment guests included Kgalalelo G. Dipobolo, PEPFAR DREAMS Ambassador, and PEPFAR Have It All Brand Ambassador, Katso Becky Mponang.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Education Advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Botswana.

Missed the show?

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On July 22, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Cultural Affairs Specialist, Naomi Tshosa. Our ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment guests included Geoff Matheakgomo of Supangwao Museum and local musician Tom Sereetsi.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Education Advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Botswana.

Missed the show?

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On July 29, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Safe Male Circumcision or Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC)

Featured guests included CDC’s VMMC Activity Manager, Dr. Roland Wandira. Our ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment guests included Kabelo Kgongwana, VMMC project manager with African Comprehensive HIV/AIDs Partnerships (ACHAP).

The ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment for this episode also included YALI Alumni Laone T. Desert, youth empowerment activist, co-founder, and Executive Director of Young Minds Africa.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Education Advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Botswana.

Missed the show?

Listen to the FULL episode here –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCrqxAxfBpI&t=136s

On August 5, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: BDF and the U.S. Army partnership in Botswana

Featured guests included the public affairs officer for the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB), Maj. Pete Nguyen, alongside SFAB colleagues Capt. Jacob Travis and Staff Sgt. Ian Slater.

The ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment for this episode included Phenyo Motlhagodi from Hotwire and Washington Mandela Fellow Lillian Moremi.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Education Advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Botswana.

Missed the show?

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On August 12, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Adapting to climate change in Botswana

Our guest for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Regional Environmental Officer Suzanne Yountchi. The ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment featured director and filmmaker Game Zeus Bantsi.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Education Advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Botswana.

Missed the show?

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On August 19, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Celebrating Botswana’s Milestone in the HIV Response

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention Country Director, Steven Hong , USAID Deputy Director (Health), Mosarwa Segwabe and, PEPFAR Deputy Country Coordinator, Grace Ajayi, as well as Moagi Kenosi, of NAHPA.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Education Advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Botswana.

Missed the show?

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On August 26, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Solar Power in Botswana

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Economic and Commercial Officer Brian Smyser, and the ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment featured Dithologo (DT) Mmile, Director of Sustainable Energy Botswana. This episode also featured a special guest visiting from Washington, D.C., Shella Biallas, the climate adaptation lead from the Office of Global Change at the U.S. Department of State.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Education Advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Botswana.

Missed the show?

Listen to the FULL episode here –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZSz4VK0Ueg&list=PLUrWqfKljMDHaM-eGJ6u0Ol4kP_3AhTt4&index=10

On September 2, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Security cooperation between the United States and Botswana

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Col. Darren Smith and Maj. Steve Caldwell, and the ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment featured Liphi Kedumetse, CEO of Ked-Liphi, an Electrical & Electronics company that was established in 2015 with the aim to revolutionise the technology industry in Botswana and the African region.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Education Advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Botswana.

Missed the show?

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On September 9, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Leaving No One Behind – How the U.S. is Helping the Most Vulnerable Marginalized Groups in Botswana.

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Maina Kiranga at USAID, the United States Agency for International Development’s Prevention Advisor, and Dalton Bontsi of Silence Kills Support Group, on the ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment. The organization helps fight the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS and discrimination against people who are infected and affected.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

Listen to the FULL episode here –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMpi9Ko4CT8&list=PLUrWqfKljMDHaM-eGJ6u0Ol4kP_3AhTt4&index=11

On September 16, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Let’s talk consular affairs!

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Chief Consular Officer Jackie Meeker, and  Keolebogile Diswai on the ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment. Lebo is a 2014 cohort YALI Alum currently working in Syria for UNICEF.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On September 23, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Preventing Cervical Cancer in Botswana.

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Dr. Jared Omolo at the U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), and Dr. Kula Maduke of the Ministry of Health, on the ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On September 30, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Botswana Day!

This episode highlighted the importance of Botswana Day, especially to the show’s host and Botswana citizens who work at the U.S. Embassy in Gaborone. This episode also included historic presidential speeches from both nations and popular patriotic songs.

Missed the show?

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On October 07, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Family Nurse Practitioners, Kats Jibichibi, and Tumi Ramahanelo. In addition, Public Affairs Associate Aisha Chowdhry Huey also discussed her experience on this topic. The ​show featured Nita Joshi-Bhagat from Village Imaging, who is the Africa representative for the iBreast Exam. Breast cancer survivor Charlene Nadine Motshegwe, a motivational speaker, and childhood cancer activist also shared her powerful story on the show.

Missed the show?

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On October 14, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Countering cyberbullying.

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Information Management Officer, Derek Hester, and Agang Ditlhogo of the Clicking Generation, on the ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On October 21, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: PEPFAR DREAMS

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires Amanda Jacobsen. PEPFAR DREAMS Coordinator, Emmanuel Mafoko spoke about the DREAMS program on the show.

The ​show also featured Chawapiwa Mahlaya-Batisani, the National DREAMS Coordinator, for the ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

Listen to the FULL episode here –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qo8CVx-z2PY&list=PLUrWqfKljMDHaM-eGJ6u0Ol4kP_3AhTt4&index=17

On October 28, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Nurturing trust: A Media and Information Literacy Imperative.

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Ephraim Keoreng at the Public Diplomacy Section; and Tefo Phatshwane, the Director of the Media Institute of Southern Africa, and Joel Konopo, the Managing Partner of the INK Center for Investigative Journalism, on the ‘Partner Spotlight’ segment.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

Listen to the FULL episode here –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeW-DCmnjHw&list=PLUrWqfKljMDHaM-eGJ6u0Ol4kP_3AhTt4&index=18&t=7s

On November 4, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: The Diversity Visa.

Our guest for this episode was the U.S. Consular Chief, Jackie Meeker.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On November 11, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Peace Corps Volunteers in Botswana.

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Peace Corps Botswana Country Director, Danielle Monty-Mara  and U.S. Peace Corps Botswana Programs Manager, Mpho Dikole.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On November 18, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Global Economic Week.

Our guests for this episode were Brian Smyser, Economic And Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy, the Voice of America’s Regional Manager, Shepard Charles .

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On November 25, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Countering Gender Based Violence.

Our guests for this episode was the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Specialist, Paul Motshome, and Botswana-University of Maryland School of Medicine Health Initiative (Bummhi) and Dreams Senior Case Manager, Thabile Selema.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On December 2, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Striving towards HIV Epidemic Control.

Our guests for this episode were the U.S. PEPFAR DREAMS Coordinator, Emmanuel Mafoko, and National AIDS and Health Promotion Agency (NAHPA)’s Evelyn Reetsang.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

 

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On December 9, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: The Spirit of Volunteerism.

Our guests for this episode were Emilia Adams, Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Embassy, and Kennedy Thal of Khaisa Holdings.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

Listen to the FULL episode here –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otlUZBszUxY&list=PLUrWqfKljMDHaM-eGJ6u0Ol4kP_3AhTt4&index=24

 

On December 16, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: The U.S. – Africa Leaders’ Summit.

The show focused on the remarks made by U.S. President Joe Biden, and Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On December 23, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Happy Holidays from U.S. Embassy Gaborone! 🎄

During this episode, you will hear from the U.S. Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires Amanda Jacobsen and many U.S. Embassy staff members share their special holiday messages         .

Missed the show?

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On December 30, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the day: Happy New Year from the U.S. Embassy in Gaborone!

During this episode, you will hear about all the highlights and achievements that the U.S. Embassy Botswana has had during the year in partnership with the Government of Botswana.

Missed the show?

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On January 06, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: U.S. Embassy Gaborone Ambassador’s Special Self-help Fund Program.

The first show of the year featured a fantastic guest lineup including Danna Schaper, the U.S. Embassy’s Small Grants Coordinator; Boago “Bee” Poloko, Co-Founder of Elephant Havens Wildlife Foundation in Maun; American Hollywood Actor and Producer Denim Richards, and Game “Zeus” Bantsi YALI alumni, hip-hop star and documentary producer.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

On January 13, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Study in the United States of America!

Our guests for this episode included the U.S. Embassy’s Education Advisor Oabile Tau, New York Institute of Technology Alum Safie Sekgwa and Dr. Tefo Bubi who received a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering during his time in the state of Texas.

Missed the show?

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On January 20, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Reflecting on the U.S. – Africa Leaders’ Summit.

The show focused on the U.S. – Africa Leaders’ Summit which was held in Washington D.C. from December 13 to 15, 2022.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On January 27, 2022, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the day’s theme: PEPFAR’s 20th Anniversary.

Over the past 20 years, the U.S. government, through PEPFAR, has helped save and improve millions of lives and transform the global HIV/AIDS response.

To speak on this momentous occasion, you will hear from the U.S. Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires Marc Weinstock, PEPFAR Country Coordinator Yemi Oshodi, and CDC’s Catherine Motswere-Chirwa. Also joining the show will be Dr. Nkomo Bornapate from the Botswana Ministry of Health.

Missed the show?

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On February 3, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Fighting Transnational Crime.

The show focused on International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), which embodies the United States Botswana security cooperation, looking at law enforcement.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On February 10, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Greening Women’s Entrepreneurship.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

Missed the show?

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On February 17, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Homicide Investigations.

The show focused on International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), which embodies the United States – Botswana security cooperation, looking at law enforcement.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On February 24, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Women Empowerment.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On March 03, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: World Wildlife Day.

The show featured the U.S. Embassy’s Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Hub for Southern Africa, Suzanne Yountchi and Botswana’s Director of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Dr. Kabelo Senyatso, who discussed the United States support for Botswana’s wildlife conservation.

Each episode features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S.

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On March 10, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Public Diplomacy – A Tool For Impactful Change.

Featured guests included the U.S. State Department Bureau of African Affairs Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Deputy Director, Janet Deutch alongside Rhyme Like A Girl artists, Toni, Sincerity, Polaryss, and DJ Likwuid.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On March 17, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Women’s History Month/Women Entrepreneurship

Featured guests included the Helen Chilisa, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Entrepreneurship; Pinkie Tau, Co-Founder of The Business List and Secretary of the American Business Council in Botswana; and Brian Smyser, the U.S. Embassy’s Economic and Commercial Officer.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On March 24, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: World Water Day

Featured guests included the Professor Ditiro Moalafhi, Associate Professor of Water Resources Management at the Botswana University of Natural Resources (BUAN) ; Professor Yashon Ouma, Geomatics Professor at the University of Botswana; and Anne Dix , the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Country Director.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On March 31, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting the successes of PEPFAR DREAMS.

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s PEPFAR Dreams Coordinator Emmanuel Mafoko; National DREAMS Coordinator Chawapiwa T. Mahlaya-Batisani; and BOCHAIP Community Health Worker and GBV survivor Phatsimo Nkosi.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On April 7, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on National Library Day.

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s Emerging Voices and Alumni Coordinator Oabile Tau; and Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni, Larona Lekgabe.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On April 14, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on Girls in STEM fields.

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s Strategic Content Coordination Specialist, Ephraim Keoreng; and Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni, Agang Ditlhogo of Clicking Generations.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On April 21, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on World Innovation and Creativity Day.

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s Emerging Voices Specialist, Nonhlanhla Ledimo; and Women Gather’s Artistic Director and Performer, Wendy Jehlen.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On April 28, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on World IP Day.

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s Economic and Commercial Specialist, Goitseone Montsho; and Lydia Gobena, a partner at the law firm: Fross, Zelnick, Lehrman & Zissu, P.C., and Companies and Intellectual Property Authority Awareness and Communications Manager, Marietta Magashula.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On May 05, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on World Press Freedom Day.

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s Strategic Content Coordination Specialist, Ephraim Keoreng, the U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Associate, Aisha Huey, and INK Centre for Investigative Journalism’s Managing Partner, Joel Konopo.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On May 12, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on World Migratory Bird Day.

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s Regional Environment Officer, Suzanne Yountchi, and Chief Executive Officer at the Centre for Conservation of African Resources: Animals, Communities and Lan (Caracal), Mark Vandawalle.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On May 19, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the Mandela Washington Fellowship.

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s Emerging Voices and Alumni Coordinator, Oabile Tau; and 2023 Mandela Washington Fellows, Fhikile Morake and Baboloki Semele.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On May 26, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on online scams.

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s Alain DeWitt, and U.S. International Visitor Leadership Program alumni, and Cyber Smart Founder, David Moepeng.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On June 02, 2023, Ambassador Van Vranken joined the “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show.” He discussed the United States and Botswana’s strong and enduring partnership.
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On June 9, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the U.S. – Africa Business Summit.

Featured guests included the Brian Smyser, the U.S. Embassy’s Economic and Commercial Officer, Florie Liser, Corporate Council on Africa’s President and CEO; and Temo Ntapu, Botswana International Trade Center’s Executive Director.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On June 16, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on celebrating Pride month.

Featured guests included Jessica Stern, U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Persons; Angelinah Montshiwa, Human Rights Activist at Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals of Botswana; Onkokame Mosweu, Health and Advocacy Manager at Men for Health and Gender Justice Organization; and Katlego K. Kolanyane-Kesupile, human rights advocate.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On June 23, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: The Role of the African Youth in Africa’s Development Agenda

Featured guests included the U.S. Embassy’s Nonhlanhla Ledimo, Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni Masego Manyaapelo and Moffat Louis.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On June 30, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Security Implications of Climate Change

Featured guests included the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) Director, Strategy, Engagement, And Programs, Major General Kenneth Ekman;  the U.S. Embassy’s Army Attaché, Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Abrami; the U.S. Embassy Chief, Regional Environment, Science, Technology And Health Hub For Southern Africa, Suzanne Yountchi; and Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Alumni, Game Zeus Bantsi.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On July 7, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: U.S. Independence Day.

On the show we played U.S. President Biden’s remarks for July 4; and also had the acting U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Officer, David Feldmann play his music, and Norbaya Durr, a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA), who talked about what she did on July 4 in Botswana.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On July 14, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the week: The U.S.-Africa Business Summit

Featured guests included Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Joy Basu; Cynthia Griffin with the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration; and CEO for the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Scott Nathan.

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On July 21, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show” focused on the theme of the week: Women, Peace, and Security

Featured guests included Deputy Director, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear and Radiological Weapon Management Authority at the Ministry Of Defense, Justice And Security, Dr. Janes Mokgadi; and Senior Master Sergeant at the U.S. Embassy Department of Defense, Marina Gonzalez.

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On July 28, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: PEPFAR DREAMS.

On the show we had PEPFAR’s DREAMS Coordinator, Emmanuel Mafoko, and DREAMS Mentees – Kaona Tau, and Shirley Ntsepe, who talked about their work empowering adolescent girls, and young women in the fight against HIV.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On August 04, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Safe Medical Male Circumcision.

On the show, we had the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Activity Manager at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Ronald Wandira; the Behavioral Change and Communication Specialist at the Ministry of Health, Mirriam Sesinyi; and the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Nurse Provider, Ivy Tshiamo Kgosintwa.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On August 11, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Mandela Washington Fellowship.

On the show, we had the U.S. Embassy Deputy Public Affairs Officer, Dominick Tao; Mandela Washington Fellows Baboloki Semele, and Bogosi Ncube.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On August 18, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: the Botswana AIDS Impact Survey V.

On the show, we had Bagapi Khuteletso, the CDC Public Health Specialist: Monitoring and Evaluation; Robert Selato, the Manager for Research, Monitoring and Evaluation at the National AIDS and Health Promotions Agency; and Diana Ramabya, the Chief Health Officer, at the Ministry of Health.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On August 25, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Youth Empowerment.

On the show, we had Nonhlanhla Ledimo, the U.S. Embassy’s Emerging Voices Specialist, Kabo Modise, the Executive Secretary of the Botswana Country Coordination Mechanism for the Global Fund, the Manager for Research and Wangu Nose Mahama, the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) 2023 alumni.

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On September 1, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Peace Corps: Supporting Botswana’s Fight Against HIV.

On the show we had Amy Patanasinth, Peace Corps Director of Programming and Training, Malebogo Mmualefe, Peace Corps HIV and Grants Specialist, Peace Corp Volunteer Jane, who talked about their work in Botswana’s fight against HIV.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On September 8, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Wildlife border inspections training program.

On the show we had Joseph Augeri, Acting Director of the International Law Enforcement Agency (ILEA), and ILEA Training Coordinator, Baoki Ditau, who talked about the wildlife border inspections training program that ILEA administered recently.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On September 15, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: U.S.-Botswana Defense Cooperation.

On the show we had the U.S. Ambassador to Botswana, Ambassador Van Vranken, U.S. AFRICOM Commander General Michael Langley, and USAID Senior Development Advisor to the U.S. AFRICOM, Maura Barry.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On September 22, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: food security.

On the show we had Dr. Julie Howard, U.S. food security expert and consultant, Antonneitte Bojosi, an agronomist and founder of Temothuo Setho, Susan Sekgweng, the CEO of Plethora, as well as Queen Turner, a former Botanist at the Botswana National Herbarium

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On September 29, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Mobile Clinics on Wheels.

On the show we had the U.S. Ambassador to Botswana, Ambassador Van Vranken, the Minister of Health, Dr. Edwin Dikoloti, as well as USAID’s HIV Care and Treatment Advisor, Ratanang Balisi, Tebelopele Chief Executive Officer, Gaone Makwinja, USAID Senior HIV Services Advisor, Chris Obanubi, and Senior Technical Advisor for HIV Programs and a Key Populations Specialist at FHI 360, Masego Gilbert.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On October 6, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Financial Investigations for Public Corruption training program.

On the show we had Joseph Augeri, Program Director of the International Law Enforcement Agency (ILEA), and ILEA Managing Director Maseng Mathiba, who talked about Financial Investigations for Public Corruption training program that ILEA administered recently.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On October 13, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: World Bird Migration Day.

On the show we had Natalie Patton,  the U.S. Embassy’s Environment Science Technology and Health Bilateral Lead, and Dr. Moses Selebatso, of Kalahari Research and Conservation, and Puso Dimapo, of Birdlife Botswana, who talked about migratory birds, vultures, and the role they play in biodiversity.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On October 27, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: Breast Cancer Awareness

On the show we had Ronald Wandira, CDC Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Activity Manager, and Onica Lekuntwane Journey Of Hope Public Relations Officer, who talked about breast cancer awareness.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On November 3, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the theme of the day: PEPFAR 20th Anniversary: Art as a Medium of Communication.

On the show we had Keletso Mokolwane, PEPFAR Communications Specialist, Artcase Gallery Art Coordinator, Tumelo Bogatsu and Choreographer, Boseatleng Katso Sesame Lekgoa as they talk about PEPFAR’s 20 year anniversary in Botswana and art as a medium of communication.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On November 17, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE).

On the show we interviewed Oabile Tau, the U.S. Embassy’s Emerging Voices and Alumni Coordinator, and Katlego Mokgethi, the Founder of the Market Players.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On November 24, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence.

On the show we interviewed Victor Thanke, the CDC Priority Populations Specialist, and Bridget Mphusu, the Botswana Christian Health & AIDS Intervention Program BOCHAIP Chief Executive Officer.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On December 01, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the World AIDS Day.

On the show we interviewed Emmanuel Mafoko, The PEPFAR DREAMS Coordinator, National AIDS and Health Promotion Agency (NAHPA) DREAMS Manager Bamby Mothuba, Taboka Bathoeng of Humana People to People, and Bonolo Smarts of Hope World Wide Botswana.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On December 08, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

On the show we interviewed Rita Kamazima, Senior Advisor for Program Management at the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Coordination Office, and Eric Chibuya, Founder and Animator at Eric Animations.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On December 15, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.

On the show we interviewed Naomi Tshosa, the Established Opinion Leaders Program Specialist at the U.S. Embassy, and Gase Kediseng, Curator at Khama Memorial III Museum.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On December 22, 2023, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on the English Access Microscholarship Program.

On the show we interviewed Nonhlanhla Ledimo, the Emerging Voices Specialist at the U.S. Embassy, and Talent Kahuni, Education and STEAM Hub Coordinator at Stepping Stones International.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On January 19, 2024, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on Studying in the U.S.

On the show, we interviewed Teigen Voetberg, the EducationUSA Advisor & American Spaces Coordinator at the U.S. Embassy, and EducationUSA alumni Nicole Senuku.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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On January 26, 2024, “America in Botswana: The Stars & Stripes Show,” focused on, U.S. and Botswana Cuisine.

On the show, we interviewed Musa Mhlasi, a Chef and founder of Musa’s Café & Pâtisserie.

The ‘America in Botswana: Stars & Stripes’ show also features the segment ‘Chasing the Dream,’ where we invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities available in the U.S. and encourage you to interact with the Embassy’s Education Advisor.

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