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An apple day can prolong life
An apple day can prolong life

The Diabetes Association of Botswana has partnered with Bank Gaborone to launch the ‘Apple Project’ intended to educate the public on the rise in the disease.

With a national prevalence of 8.2 percent, and an estimated 96,000 people living with diabetes in Botswana, the project also plans raising funds to fight the disease.  Diabetes mellitus has become a global concern as the prevalence has gone up in the last decade due to increased level of urbanisation and sedentary lifestyles, which have lead to an increase in obesity.

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This period, running from May 20 to 31 2024, is crucial for those who have not yet registered to vote. This announcement comes in response to a significant shortfall in registered voters following the recent registration period. As it stands, only 62% of the target number of voters registered, leaving a considerable gap.With Botswana's general elections scheduled for October, every eligible citizen needs to register and exercise their...

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