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Tsodilo Hills World heritage site

Debswana and De Bebeers tthrough Diamond Trust, an initiative aimed to support community-based projects  finaly reaching  fruition this coming week, on the 19th November 2009. The first project to receive funds from the P10 million trust is the Tsodilo Hills Heritage site and it will be duly faciliated by Letloa Trust, the National Museum and communities of Tsodilo.Other departments include Tourism, Lands and other stakeholders. From the Museum a detailed Integrated Management Plan will be presented for the whole management of the Tsodilo Hills.This event will be officially launched by honorouble Kitso Mokaila, the Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism.
This Sunday, The Director of the National Museum, Mr Phorano and Corporate Investment Manager, Mr Barulaganye Mogotsi from Diamond Trust  tell the listerners what the project entails.

                                                                                       pic adapted from http://en.wikipedia.org/

Second lap research: 100 sites

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Out of the 100 sites, explored and investigated here at the National Museum they are emerging tales, legends that are informed by archeological, natural, ethnological, and historical
evidences.An  enthusiatic team encompassing all the afore mentioned disciplines has been dispatched into the field in the Southern region beginning the 2nd of November 2009 to undertake reasearch to unearth ramanants of Botswana cultures.

What is emerging from the first monumental picture is that this footprint is found in Kanye, this site has recently been recommended as a site worth development.Pic coutersy of Museum Photography Unit. Another footprint attributed to Matsing measuring over 32cm in length, is found near Mochudi. the distance is well over 200km. A left footprint is at the Kobokwe Cave, which is at least 50km away from Mochudi. Another footprint can be found at Tswapong. This footrint depicted here  is clearly not large nor is it near giant, could it possibly be one of his people foot?
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