We want justice – botched operation patients

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One dead, three paralysed, and six on wheelchair support. A group of frustrated Batswana who were operated on by Botswana Government through a private doctor are accusing the state of negligence following botched operations.

Now four of the patients are suing government in a class action suit. The quartet, Margret Morapedi, 61, Ntombiekhaya Mpofu, 54, David Kiberu, 41, and Daniel Tlhomelang, 46, have served the Ministry of Health intends to sue following the incident.

This week, following a failed attempt to meet with Minister of Health Edwin Dikoloti after waiting for over 10 hours, the patients called on The Monitor to share their heartbreaking story.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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