PERCEPTION: ATTRIBUTE OF TRACTION AND RHYTHM

Good day Coach, I hope my email finds you in a great health posture. I am a 20-year-old young man whom unfortunately, did not do well in his BGCSE examinations and became a nobody within my family as well as the community.

I spent two years idling and had nothing to do. I deem it the time of self-realisation. I reflected on what my teachers and elders lamented on regarding taking school seriously. Life was so tough until about three months ago when a friend of mine shared a Security Guard position advertisement with me. I promptly reacted to the job application and here I am. I wake up every morning to also serve.

My goal is to re-sit for my BGCSE exams so that I could improve my results and increase a possibility of enrolling for a degree in Accounting and Finance. I am passionate about being an accountant. My biggest challenge is my elder siblings, who I feel abuse me financially. It is unfortunate that they do not want to go seek employment even if I avail some opportunities to them. Every time I get paid, they flock to me like hungry vultures; everyone wanting to get a piece of my sweat. I am failing to pay for my re-take school enrolment and see out my dream of graduating.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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