Covid-19: Testing, testing and more testing

Health officials conducting tests at the Big5 Lodge quarantine in Gaborone
Health officials conducting tests at the Big5 Lodge quarantine in Gaborone

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The world is left wondering, “what could we have done differently to stop this enemy?” Ironically, as the enemy advances, with a vengeance, all countries, both big and small, are taking cover indoors to save their dear lives.

Covid-19 is a different kind of enemy. The enemy is invisible but not invincible. The enemy is a coward and can be kept at bay with a splash of water and sliver of soap. But alas, the enemy is resilient, persistent and keeps on advancing.

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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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