First penile transplant recipient 'to become father'

The penile transplant operation lasted for about nine hours
The penile transplant operation lasted for about nine hours

The South African recipient of the world's first penile transplant is to become a father, a surgeon who performed the operation has told the BBC.

 

His girlfriend has reported that she is about four months' pregnant, and this showed that the "transplant worked", said Andre van der Merwe.

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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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