High Turnout At Cross-Country Series

KOPONG: Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) cross-country series that was held here on Saturday attracted around 90 athletes. It follows another one in Serowe that drew 45 runners.

The weekend event was the last edition before the national finals scheduled for Palapye on February 23.

Athletes who are part of the Diacore marathon programme were a toast of the series as they dominated the 10 kilometres men’s and women categories.  Rapula Diphoko won the men’s section in a time of 30.40 followed by his teammate, Sesebo Matlapeng in 31.03. Bakang Matlho of BDF athletics club arrived third clocking a time of 31.31.

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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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