Smoking, drinking in school uniform

Smoking risk: Childhood innocence is being snuffed out by arsenal of vices
Smoking risk: Childhood innocence is being snuffed out by arsenal of vices

FRANCISTOWN: In the second city, it is common to see students kissing, smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol in their school uniforms.

Minestone Park is one popular area with this so-called ‘savvy’ generation, born in an era of advanced communication technology and social media.

A security guard at the recreational park finds that although he is at his wits end regarding the teenagers, his hands are tied.

Editor's Comment
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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