Opinion

Death of a loved one brings home the absolute devastation wrought by this virus

18 October 2020 - 00:00

I came back from a morning jog recently to find my cellphone lit red with missed calls from desperate relatives.

My heart sank. I contacted one of the callers and, without uttering a word, she shrieked with an anguish that pierced my heart. My fears were confirmed. Prince Mashego, my dear cousin and a pillar of the clan, was no more...

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