Disasters conspire against Ngamiland

At its peak: Boseto mine has since closed
At its peak: Boseto mine has since closed

A wave of misfortune is sweeping over BOSETO, an acronym for the three villages of Bothatogo, Sehitwa and Toteng, leaving villagers flabbergasted. Mmegi Correspondent, BONIFACE KEAKABETSE, traces the recent run of bad luck in the region

For a long time now, these villages have witnessed disaster after disaster, sometimes man-made and other times natural.

In recent weeks and months, the disasters have seemed to want to outdo each other.

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