Toxic Wild Plant Kills 2 Boys

Kebaegetse Tsholofelo. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Kebaegetse Tsholofelo. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

SAMANE: The small community of Samane, which is approximately 36 kilometres west of Jwaneng, is mourning the death of two boys, after they ate a poisonous wild plant.

Even though it was The Monitor team’s first visit to the tiny village the team did not struggle to locate the two boys’ family as their demise has left the whole community in shock. 

After travelling from Gaborone through the Trans Kalahari highway, our real journey started in Jwaneng where the team had stopped to ask for directions to Samane.

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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