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June 6, 2016 7:25 PM In Defense of Cassius Clay

We are not afraid of getting hurt but we are afraid of losing. Losing in the ring is like losing nowhere else. People who lose in business-get fired from their job, or lose a client, or "get kicked upstairs"-can still go down with some dignity and they might also blame their defeat on an ungrateful employer or on the unfair competition. But a prizefighter 44

June 6, 2016 5:00 AM Families seek access to graves of executed

Botswana Institute of Rehabilitation and Reintergration of Offenders (BIRRO), who are playing the facilitation role, has sent a letter dated May 31, 2016 to President Ian Khama calling him to look into the issue, Mmegi can reveal. The BIRRO director, Mothei Sejakgomo confirmed the letter leaked to Mmegi but could not discuss the contents of the letter 48

June 5, 2016 8:53 PM Muhammad Ali's Body Back in Louisville

The body of legendary U.S. world boxing champion Muhammad Ali arrived back in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday. Ali died late Friday at the age of 74 of complications from Parkinson's disease. A motorcade to the funeral home was led by a hearse that had met the chartered plane carrying Ali's body back from Arizona, where he passed away. Louisville 108

June 5, 2016 4:41 PM UN: Rising environmental crime threatens our societies

On World Environment Day, the UN warns that criminals are robbing the Earth's resources faster than previously believed. Luanda, Angola - The international community must work together together to tackle the alarming growth of environmental crime, a leading UN official has told Al Jazeera. The value of plundered natural resources today is estimated to be as high as $258bn, up by 26 percent 19

June 5, 2016 12:03 PM Game review: Overwatch is as good as it gets

Hello, my name is Rory, and I have an Overwatch problem. As I am writing this, it has been about 12 hours since my last game – a loss, thanks to a useless healer bent on only using his offensive orbs. I am an addict. I could lie and tell you things like I can stop whenever I want or that I saw a human being outside of work this week. But trust in this: Whoever 30

June 4, 2016 9:21 AM Muhammad Ali dies aged 74: Greatest boxer of all time passes away with family at his side after being rushed to hospital with breathing problems following 32-year battle with Parkinson's

December 1981: Ali announced his retirement after a defeat to Trevor Berbick - and immediately began showing symptoms of Parkinson's soon afterwards, the Guardian reported. 1984: Three years later, he was officially diagnosed with the incurable disease. His tremors became noticeable, his speech was slurred and his body movements slow. July 1996: In what has become 29

June 4, 2016 5:00 AM I have moved BFA forward – Sebego

Mmegi Sport: You spoke passionately about commercialisation, but not much has been achieved on the ground. Would you mark that as a failed project, if not justify? Sebego: Commercialisation of the game is a two pronged concept; commercialisation of the league and the commercialisation of the BFA as an entity. I mentioned in my quest for the presidency 14

June 3, 2016 5:00 AM MTC proposes P4.3bn to reduce congestion on A1

Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee, acting Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Ompone Kereteletswe said some of the roads include the Mookane-Dibete road, Tonota-Mandunyane-Borolong road, Radisele-Pilikwe-Thulamabele road. According to Kereteletswe some of these roads are catered for under the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP), which includes 9

June 3, 2016 3:03 AM Samsung challenges Fitbit with $180 fitness tracker with GPS

Just in time for summer, Samsung is unveiling a new fitness tracker that aims to undercut gadgets from market leader Fitbit. Beyond offering all-day step counting and automatic sleep tracking, the $180 Gear Fit2 comes with GPS sensors for more accurate measuring of distance and pacing for runners and cyclists. GPS is typically limited to higher-end devices 38

June 2, 2016 4:39 PM Saudi Arabia bought a huge stake in Uber. What does that mean for female drivers?

This week the Silicon Valley-based ride-sharing app Uber announced it was getting a huge new injection of funding. But the money wasn't coming from any of the standard investors from the U.S. tech world. The Saudi state's Public Investment Fund (PIF) was putting $3.5 billion into the company, the largest investment in Uber to date. The move has raised 11