To Kota, Finally!

To Kota, Finally!

 

The Maliba Mobile Clinic was able to travel to the Kota community for the first time since a damaged bridge has been repaired.

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The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners

The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners

 

Lesotho Ultra Trail, 2014 hosted at Maliba Lodge

Lesotho Ultra Trail, 2014 hosted at Maliba Lodge

 
Training at altitude–that is, between 6,000 and 10,000 feet above sea level–is like a legal performance enhancer, thanks to its ability to boost oxygen-carrying red blood cells. That’s why Nick Symmonds headed to the mountains of Mexico this past winter, Desi Davila Linden went to the Kenyan highlands, and other pro runners gathered in mountain towns like Flagstaff and Boulder for weeks or months at a time. Most coaches recommend spending at least two weeks at altitude, but it’s not an all-or-nothing proposition: Even if you’ve got only a week to spare, training in the mountains can trigger physical and mental benefits that will last for several weeks after you return to sea level (Hutchinson, 2015).
 

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Dinosaur With Bones Shaped Like A Cross Gets Sesotho Name

Dinosaur With Bones Shaped Like A Cross Gets Sesotho Name

 

According to Senior Researcher Jonah Choiniere, Ph.D. of the University of the Witwatersrand Sefapanosaurus would have looked similar to Aardonyx. Image by: Nobu Tamura/http://spinops.blogspot.com via Wikipedia

 
 

South African and Argentinian palaeontologists have named a 200 million year old dinosaur from South Africa‚ “Sefapanosaurus”‚ from the Sesotho word “sefapano” (Times Live; 2015).

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Public-Private Partnership Improves Health Care in Lesotho

Public-Private Partnership Improves Health Care in Lesotho

 

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Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital (Chedekel, 2015)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clinical services and patient outcomes improved at a hospital network in Lesotho after its operations were shifted from the government to a public-private partnership, a new study led by Boston University global health researchers reports (Chedekel, 2015).

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Diet-Friendly Father’s Day Menu

Diet-Friendly Father’s Day Menu

 

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This Father’s Day (21 June), treat dad to a delicious home-cooked meal that’s both healthy – endorsed by the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) – and impressive! (Niemack, 2015) 

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Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

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“Serve these with sour cream, chopped green onions, and salsa.”

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The Eland

The Eland At Maliba

The Common eland is native to a number of African countries & is found in numerous national parks & reserves including in Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, South Sudan & Swaziland. In southern Africa the Common eland lives on the open plains & prefer to live in semi-arid areas with shrub-like bushes (NZG; 2015).

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Lesotho Garden wins People’s Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show

Lesotho Garden wins People’s Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show

Lesotho Garden wins People’s Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show

Lesotho inspired garden ‘Hope in Vulnerability’ has been voted by the British public as their favourite garden awarding Matt Keightley the People’s Choice Award at the Chelsea Flower Show 2015 (The South African; 2015).

 

It was designed to mimic the wild landscape of Lesotho, the landlocked African kingdom in which it works with vulnerable, HIV positive children (Daily Mail, 2015).

Sentebale photo by John Cole-Morgan

Sentebale l Photo by John Cole-Morgan

 

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20 Tips & Tricks To Make Your Next Trip Simpler!

20 Tips & Tricks To Make Your Next Trip Simpler!

#1. When booking flights and hotels online enable private browsing. Travel sites often track your visits and will raise the price simply because you’ve visited before.

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Highs and Hypos: Conquering the Lesotho Ultra Trail

Highs and Hypos: Conquering the Lesotho Ultra Trail

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Photo by Terence Vrugtman, AdventureLife: www.AdventureLife.co.za

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