Banyana Mpete receives her award

Winning piece sponsored by Blue Star Diamonds Pvt ltd

Winning piece sponsored by CTF (Botswana) Diamond Cutting Works (Pty) Ltd.

Winning piece sponsored by Eurostar Botswana (Pty) LTD

Winning piece sponsored by Swana Diamonds

Winning piece sponsored by Teemane Manufacturing Co (Pty) Ltd

Winning piece sponsored by Steinmetz Diamonds

Winning piece sponsored by Shrenuj Botswana (Pty) Ltd

Tabake Kobedi addresses the audience

P30 000 is donated to Francistown College of Technical & Vocational Education

Catherine Rainey Markides wins two awards


Winning piece sponsored by Pluczenik

Dancers and poet open the show


Tshegofatso Ragontse receives her award

Olorato Temogo receives his award


Blue Star Diamonds

Swana Diamonds

CTF (Botswana) Diamond Cutting Works (Pty) Ltd.

Banyana with Blue Star

Catherine Rainey Markides with her two winning pieces

The Models Line up

The Gaborone International Convention Centre

Varda Shine and Tabake Kobedi






Shining Light catalogue models: Neo Loeto, Wendy Setomba, Sumaiya Marope and Gosego Kerotse Makgale

Botswana Launch: Gallery

Gaborone, 21 March 2013: Diamond Trading Company Botswana celebrated the launch of the 3rd Shining Light Awards collection under the theme, ‘Women of Africa - Your Light Shines’



















Lesedi Aboneng receives her award

Hon Onkokame Kitso Mokaila speaks

Varda Shine

Tabake Kobedi, Varda Shine and Hon Onkokame Kitso Mokaila on stage handing out the awards