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News Flash    --   Wellness Day
BALA will hold a Wellness day titled Bringing Local Government to the People. The event will be graced by His Excellency Lt. Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama and His Honour Lt. Gen. Mompati Merafhe. Activities will include Bicycle Tour, Soccer, Aerobics, Danceathon, Bull Riding, Basketball, Beat-the-Buzzer, Tug of War, and others. more...     In English...

What is BALA?

BALA is an association that was formed in 1983 as a vehicle to drive the promotion of unity, solidarity and cooperation among local authorities.The organisation's founders envisioned BALA playing a key role in building a strong, democratic and development allocal government in Botswana. With a membership constituted by councilors and chief executives of councils as well as councils themselves, as corporate members.


To be a model of excellence in the promotion of Local Governance.

Our Values

* Accountability * Consultation * Impartiality * Result Orientation * Continuity * Service Excellence * Integrity


The purpose of BALA is to help create an enabling environment for the Councils to become credible and recognized partners of central goverment and the private sector in the development process. BALA seeks to provide a forum for networking, advocacy, lobbying and capacity building fin order to strengthen the local authorities in Botswana.
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