Fight to bury father's remains in CKGR relentless


The family of the late Pitseng Gaoberekwe is seeking an urgent Court of Appeal (CoA) intervention to bury their father who has been in the morgue for almost eight months now.

The family, led by the deceased’s son Lesiame Pitseng, has been trying to bury their father in the protected Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) where they say he was born and that it was the deceased’s final wish to be buried amongst his ancestors.

However, the government has persistently denied the family permission to allow for the body of Gaoberekwe to be interred in the CKGR.

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