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August 4, 2017 4:00 AM Olopeng meets Mswati over AUSC Games

The Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng paid a courtesy on SADC chairperson, King Mswati III last week in Swaziland. AUSC Region V secretary general, Siyabonga Sangweni told Mmegi Sport that the meeting was meant for Olopeng and Mswati III to compare notes regarding sport in the region. He said over the years 74

July 18, 2017 12:03 PM The Future of French Cinema May Be Riding on Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

With a week left of shooting on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Luc Besson roams around the vast Cite du Cinema studio with a dazed look, appearing even more unkempt and bedraggled than usual. As he describes it, “I’m like a runner in the last 15 meters of a marathon. Exhausted. Deeply. Physically.” ”But,” he sighs, “that’s good. If I have no more strength 61

July 10, 2017 11:16 PM Gilles Muller beats Rafael Nadal in marathon match at Wimbledon

Late in his career and late in the day — the shadows long on the courts of Wimbledon — the tireless Gilles Muller finally got what he wanted. In a fourth-round match Monday that had the tennis world hanging on every point, Muller stubbornly outlasted one of the best players in the game, winning a 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13 marathon. There was a peculiar 48

July 7, 2017 6:01 PM Asylum seekers released from detention

Human rights lawyer, Morgan Moseki, was the toast of the day on Tuesday as the Francistown High Court ordered for the release of detained asylum seekers from Gerald Centre for illegal Immigrants. At the conclusion of the marathon court case this week, Justice Phadi Solomon, ruled that the asylum seekers should be sheltered at the Dukwi Refugee Camp until 45

July 5, 2017 11:16 AM The Daily 202: Missile test underscores the failure of Trump’s naive approach to North Korea

THE BIG IDEA: Donald Trump made a bold pronouncement in the weeks before he became president that is not aging well. The U.S. government confirmed last night that North Korea successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, crossing a chilling threshold and underscoring Trump’s failure to change the trajectory of dictator Kim Jong Un’s nuclear 91

July 5, 2017 6:06 AM Will Davison: Horn vs. Pacquiao, my first half-marathon, and keeping a record intact

WENT to the Manny Pacquiao versus Jeff ‘The Hornet’ Horn fight in Brisbane last Sunday night, and what an amazing spectacle it was. I’m not really into boxing but 50,000 people packed into Suncorp Stadium made for an electric, edge of the seat atmosphere. The fight was pretty brutal and I’m no expert, but it seemed quite even to me. Some rounds Jeff won, others 33

July 2, 2017 9:05 PM Jeff Horn’s victory over Manny Pacquiao was not robbery but great entertainment, writes AP’s Tim Dahlberg

MANNY Pacquiao still has his name, if not his punch. That should get him another fight or two, though not at the rate of pay to which he’s become accustomed. At the age of 38, Pacquiao is pretty much done. His latest attempt at wiping away the stain left from his fight with Mayweather ended with a fighter who wouldn’t have survived five rounds with him in his prime 13

June 27, 2017 8:52 AM Apple WWDC: Hands on with HomePod, iPad Pro and all the new Macs

Apple invited press into a hands-on area for a brief play with their new Macs, iPads and the much hyped HomePod, the multi-room speaker. San Jose: After a marathon set of announcements this morning, Apple invited press into a hands-on area for a brief play with their new Macs, iPads and the much hyped HomePod, Apple's take on the multi-room speaker 26

June 23, 2017 5:00 AM Botswana sends strong squad to Region V marathon

The team left yesterday and has some of the country’s finest runners in Rapula Diphoko, Sylvester Koko, Sesebo Matlapeng, Onneile Dintwe and Onkemetse Selotate. Botswana Athletics Association public relations officer, Ipolokeng Ramatshaba told Mmegi Sport yesterday that the team was assembled at the 11th-hour because they were informed about the competition 18

June 12, 2017 4:00 AM Sibilev reflects on global, domestic issues on Russia Day

Russia Day is the rather young national holiday of the Russian Federation, which has been celebrated since 2002. Russia is the largest country in the world with its territory covering 17.1 mln. square km. It is situated both in Europe and Asia and has 11 time zones. Today the country is a permanent member of the UN Security Council, member of G20, BRICS 51