Memories of a bad Easter

.Frozen in time: The Easter holidays are a reminder of the difficult times that beset the nation three years ago
.Frozen in time: The Easter holidays are a reminder of the difficult times that beset the nation three years ago

Three years ago this month, life changed drastically not just for me but everyone else as the COVID-19 pandemic hit the entire globe. Not only were we scared of losing our lives to that infectious viral disease, but that Easter holiday is forever a reminder of the fragility of life.

When I first heard there was a new contagious disease that had broken out in China and was spreading like wildfire to other countries, I never thought it would arrive in Africa, more especially Botswana.

However, after reporting the first confirmed case of the virus on March 30, 2020, government moved very quickly, declared a State of Emergency and subsequently imposed an initial 28 days' lockdown on April 2 2020.

Editor's Comment
Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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