From the Delta skies to conquering Dakar

Ross Branch
Ross Branch

Ross Branch, a commercial pilot, flew into Peru for the Dakar Rally last month and created lasting impressions after winning the tough race’s rookie award. Now, he is prepared to kick-on and win the race in future. He spoke to Mmegi Staff Writer, MQONDISI DUBE

As a young boy, growing up in the diamond-mining town of Jwaneng, Branch always had a passion for motor racing.

“It started when I was four years-old and it has grown since. It was a family sport.  I just loved the adrenalin. Since I was a young boy, I have set my life goals and I have pretty much ticked all the boxes I wanted to tick,” Branch said.

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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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