Friday, 26 May 2017
The Transport and Communications Ministry has dismissed as false, reports that both bus and taxi fares will be increased by Monday this coming week.
Friday, 26 May 2017
The police have dismissed as a hoax, a message circulation online claiming that four gunmen are on a spree to commit a series of offences including killing, rapes and robbery.
Friday, 26 May 2017
Police investigations into a case in which packages of pregnancy termination tablets went missing at Athlone hospital a fortnight ago have not born any fruits yet.

Diacore Gaborone Marathon receives 350 thousand Pula sponsorship

Thursday, 19 March, 2015 - 12:15

Stanbic Bank Botswana yesterday announced a 3-year commitment to sponsor the annual Diacore Gaborone Marathon, DGM, event for 350 thousand Pula with a particular focus this year on the 21. 1km race.

This year’s marathon event is set to take place this coming Sunday at the Grand Palm Resort in Gaborone with up to a 6 thousand runners participating this year.

Public Relations Manager with Stanbic, Ruth Modisane, says the bank will reward the first male and female Motswana athletes in the 21.1 km race with a prize money of 5 thousand Pula each as part of its commitment to developing local athletic talent.

Chairman of DGM Foundation, Thola Magang, says the support they get from the bank makes a difference.

The Diacore Gaborone Marathon is an international qualifier for major races and Botswana’s largest running-for-charity event.

Proceeds from the registration fees are awarded to official charities selected by DGM.

Add new comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.