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Cycling 2024

Cyclists re-ignite quest for integration

The act of cycling through the three member states of the Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC) complements the wishes of Southern Africa’s founding fathers of a cohesive and more united sub-region that jealously guarded the interests of its people, Minister of Transport and Public Works Mr Eric Molale has said.
Cycling 2024

TKC opens business opportunities

By Ketshepile More METSIMATALA – In the 2000s, retired teacher Ms Mavis Kelebemang from the Ghanzi district headed to the family farm in Metsimatala to enjoy a welldeserved rest after more than 30 years of service in the education sector. The Metsimatala farms are located in the Ghanzi district, just a few kilometers past Bere village towards Okwa Valley in the Trans Kalahari Corridor highway. Having dedicated her career to teaching and later serving with UNESCO, Ms Kelebemang chose to spend her retirement years on the farm, engaging in traditional …
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Duo uses TKC race to sharpen for MTB nationals

Duo uses TKC race to sharpen for MTB nationals METSIMATALA – The 1800km Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC) cycling ride will afford two of Botswana’s elite riders, Bakang Ebudilwe and Wame Ntwayakgosi the opportunity to enhance their mental and physical strength in time for the Mountain Bike (MTB) Nationals scheduled for June. Speaking in an interview during Day 5 of the TKC cycling ride on Sunday, the two athletes said the race would help them prepare their mindsets for the coming event as this was an endurance ride “This ride will …

Molale receives, signs TKC pledge

LOBATSE - The Minister of Transport and Public Works, Mr Eric Molale, received and signed the Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC) pledge in Lobatse. Mr Molale welcomed 30 cyclists from Botswana, South Africa, and Namibia, who arrived in Lobatse on Wednesday from Rustenburg, South Africa.
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Cycling for the TKC member countries unifier

By Ketshepile More LOBATSE – Minister of Transport and Public Works, Eric Molale says the Cycling for the TKC tour ride is a unifier of three member states of the Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC). Cycling for the Corridor is an i n it iat ive involving 30 cyclists from the TKC countries namely, Botswana, South Africa and Namibia, to make the 20th anniversary celebration. Molale said the cyclists were a unifying force in this noble gesture adding that they were rewriting the history of the three countries. The minister said …


The 13th TKCMC Joint Law Enforcement Operation (JLEO) is scheduled to start this coming Tuesday with an official opening by the Minister of Works and Transport Hon John Mutorwa. The JLE Operation will run from the 21 November to 26 November 2023. The day was started with law enforcements road safety officials of different member states inspecting all the oncoming and outgoing vehicles. They looked for specific items such as a the Triangle and fire extinguisher which as per Namibian law, every vehicle should carry. They also ensured that drivers …

TKCS celebrates 20th anniversary

To mark the 20th anniversary of the TKCMC, the Secretariat hosted a small event with stakeholders based in Windhoek. Speaking at the event on behalf of Namibia, former Executive Director of TKCS , Mr. Oscar Muyetwa gave a brief history of the journey to the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding and the establishment of the Secretariat. For her part, Charge de affairs at South African High commission to Namibia, Mrs. Maharaj spoke of the importance of the work of the Secretariat in trade facilitation, more importantly now with the …

Namibia, Botswana and RSA to unite for joint law enforcement operations

The governments of Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa have reaffirmed their commitment to the Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC), a crucial trade route connecting these nations, through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement, signed in Walvis Bay on November 3, 2003, is aimed at enhancing trade relationships and ensuring the smooth movement of goods and people along the corridor and throughout the region. The MoU represents a shared vision among the three participating nations, providing a foundation for collaborative efforts to streamline trade processes and facilitate efficient …
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