A Tribute to nursing legend: Julia Sebokolodi Molefhe

Departed icon: Molefhe
Departed icon: Molefhe

For her extraordinary contribution to the nursing profession in Botswana and the legacy, she leaves behind. You have accomplished your calling with dignity and admirable humility.

On behalf of my late mother, Mme Boijane Mpotokwane, it is a great honour that I have been asked by the Molefhe family to speak on their behalf during the send-off of Mme Julia Molefhe. My speech reflects the following sub-topics: (1) The Molefhe ancestry, (2) Their lives at Tigerkloof, South Africa, (3) Transitioning of the three brothers into adulthood and their connection with their homeland, Tonota, and (4) My connection with Julia Molefhe.

The Molefhe ancestry

Editor's Comment
GBV: The big elephant in the room

Sadly, the country seems not to have proper tools and the extent to which women and the girl-child are being abused is not adequately measured.Almost every week there are reports of women being attacked by their significant others and while men are attacked as well, women seem to be more on the receiving end.On May 24, 2023 news broke that a woman who was receiving support from the Botswana Gender-Based Violence Prevention Centre in Gaborone, was...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up