Closure as pain lingers

When news broke of 45 Batswana (44 from Molepolole and one from Thamaga) killed in a horrific accident, a dark cloud cast over the nation. It was like a nightmare many people wished and hoped to wake up from, but sadly, the news was true.

March 28 will go down as a day that Batswana will never forget because of the accident that occurred near Mmamatlakala in Limpopo, South Africa. The tragedy affected not only the grieving families but the nation at large. Batswana throughout the process stood behind the grieving families and the governments of Botswana and South Africa need much more than a pat on the back.

Last Saturday was a day when family members said their last goodbyes to their loved ones, a painful burial site indeed. The reality for the families sunk in on Saturday, knowing they would never see their family members again and re-opening the wounds of how they perished.

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