Masire-Mwamba urges participants to keep clean image

Team going to SAMOA youth commonwealth games.PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Team going to SAMOA youth commonwealth games.PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Former deputy secretary general of the Commonwealth Secretariat, Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba said at the send off ceremony of the Commonwealth Youth Games Botswana team that the country is promoting clean sport.

She said that not only does Botswana advocate for clean games, but it is also against the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport. Masire-Mwamba said it is the responsibility of the country to do it in a manner that reflects what Botswana is really about.  She added that the games are a platform to show the diversity of the Commonwealth nations as the athletes participating will share the cultural backgrounds of the nations. She urged athletes to hoist the national flag high as the games give them a platform for the youth to show their leadership skills. The games will help young athletes enhance their leadership skills.

Masire-Mwamba who also a contender for the Commonwealth secretary general position has likened her candidacy to the team’s quest for success.

Editor's Comment
Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up