Heartache of a mother

The truck that claimed seven lives of Matsha students
The truck that claimed seven lives of Matsha students

Our nation has been mourning the tragic loss of Matsha students who were involved in a horrific car accident where seven lost their lives and some were badly injured. The accident left many traumatised and devastated.

While the whole nation was left in shock  and disbelieve, the nation at large empathised with the parents of these children.  Every parent hopes for their child to have a  purpose in life; children are expected to learn  how to value life. Every parent’s dream is to see their child having passion for learning not only academically but also to explore the world.

Education is the only tool that can rescue children from poverty. It is a key to success that no one can take from an individual. Parents send their children to school to acquire knowledge and wisdom that they can use in the future to make better decisions or they can use it to make certain considerations before they act on them.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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