Ebola nightmare haunt Motswana hero


Earlier this year, 28-year-old Ishmael Mbulawa did the unthinkable and joined a group of healthcare workers on a mission to help in the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. He tells Mmegi Staff Writer, BABOKI KAYAWE that the trip cost him his job and the experience was haunting

“A lot of people died in my hands and in my sight,” says the man who gave up his lucrative Cape Town job to go and take Ebola by the horns in the West African region.

“I remember during my last shift, a three-year-old came into one of the holding places with her mother who died on the spot. The toddler was very healthy and I hoped she would survive but unfortunately she died after three days,” recalls an emotional Ishmael Mbulawa.

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Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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