Men go for retreat

BY PHEMELO RAMASU BG REPORTER
Friday, 09 November 2018
Merafhe Merafhe

The inaugural Mancave event is slated to take place this Saturday at the Phakalane Golf Estate. The event is organised by Votex Media in partnership with Business Botswana. Touted as a premiere lifestyle event for men, and it seeks to give men a platform, where they can discus and share issues affecting the modern man. Topics for the day will include Men’s health and fitness, motoring, finance and investments, fashion and grooming and more.

The event is strictly for men, but women are welcome to attend the after party. Entertainment will be provided by Mpho Sebina live band.  The after party will feature acts such as Deejay Kinetic, Dj Thato Trax, Oak, and Mcjon Mosenene, playing smooth jazz. The theme for the event is Panama hat, and men are urged to come dressed to nines in their finest wear accessorised with the Panama Hat. The MC for the day is Losika Seboni,

According to the event organiser, Edith Mayglip, there has been many events targeting women locally, and men have often been left out hence the Man Cave event. She explains that the event seeks to give men a platform where they can come together and talk about issues affecting them such as Depression. Naturally, she points out that men do not open up about issues affecting them.

Proceedings of the day will include a keynote address by the Vice President of Business Botswana and CEO of Cash Bazaar, Odirile Merafhe, as well as Alphonse Ndzinge of Kgori Capital. For those who are attending, a doctor, Dr Les will be available on the day and he will talk to the men about health and fitness. He will also do a health screening. Wellness Speaker, Agatha Atlholang will touch on wellness.

The Man Cave Ambassador, Mosesene will touch on food and beverages. Highlights to look forward to include Hair Essentials Metro Men, a corner that is dedicated to the brothers who are into grooming but want a bit of privacy. “Some do not want to mix with women when it comes to their grooming,” she says (WHO).

Other highlights include Ds Damat showcasing the latest men fashion trends, Jaguar Landrover showcasing their luxury cars, Lengau wine company sharing tips on the art of drinking whiskey, Camelot Spa on packages designed for men, Hair Essentials introducing the Metro Man, Premium Cigars giving away complimentary cigars and a basic tutorial on how to pair cigars and dark chocolate treats with beverages.

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