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The hinomaru lies perfectly on its bed of lily white. The red disc a reminder of the spectacular sunrise over the sea.

The white a representation of purity and honesty. Collectively present on a flag, they represent Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun.

Home to the guardians of Japanese culture, the geisha, cherry blossoms, Mount Fuji and innovators of some of the world’s most important technological advances.

Editor's Comment
Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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