GIM receives P410,000 boost

GIM Founder, Glody Dube
GIM Founder, Glody Dube

The Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYSC) has injected P410,000 towards the Gaborone International Meet (GIM).

The sponsorship deal was announced at Oasis Motel in Tlokweng on Tuesday. This year's GIM would be held at the National Stadium on April 27. Speaking during the launch, GIM general manager, Kitso Kemoeng said the funds would go towards appearance fees and prize monies. The sponsorship is an increase from last year's P50,000. 

“The gesture has since attracted local elite athletes and international athletes from Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa,” he said. 

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