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On Sunday morning Modise Koofhethile will start a 441km charity run from Francistown to Gaborone. Mmegi Staff Writer, THALEFANG CHARLES, caught up with the man as he prepares for the most ambitious running challenge ever done in Botswana

It is lunchtime in Gaborone. The Y-Care Charitable Trust Chairman Modise Koofhethile walks into the organisation’s boardroom. He is fresh from his day job at Botswana Oil, where he is the new General Manager Corporate Strategy and Business Planning.

He carries coffee table books about himself and a medals hanger. The hanger features 20 marathon medals and the words, ‘My Medals, My Story’ boldly carved on top.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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