‘She used a shotgun to abort and died’

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The horror stories are endless. Young, local women have used needles, matchsticks, pins, straws, pens and other objects to abort. Mmegi Correspondent, NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE reports on disturbing revelations by doctors on the plight of desperate and disinclined mothers

Local healthcare workers have seen it all. When young women find themselves pregnant, anything can happen. It can be a moment of unparalled joy, the promise of a new chapter in one’s life and the pitter-patter of little feet.

Or it could be the moment when a young mother puts a gun in between her legs and pulls the trigger.

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Botswana deserves ideal political leaders

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