Botswana Councillor survives after hitting jumbo


Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillor for Motlhabaneng ward in Bobirwa constituency escaped with minor injuries after hitting an elephant last Saturday evening. Councillor Joseph Madome was travelling from Lentswe le Moriti to Motlhabaneng village when the accident happened, damaging his vehicle beyond repair. Madome said he was travelling along the gravel road when suddenly the elephant run in front of his car, giving him no time to stop.

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Elephant Kills Another Bobirwa Resident

2006-11-27 - SELEBI-PHIKWE, Botswana. Onalenna Modikwa

The number of people killed by wild animals in Bobirwa this year has risen to three after an elephant trampled a 39-year-old man to death last week. Like the other two deaths, the man met his fate in the evening when coming from work from farms in the area. The incident took place at Pont's Drift in Mashatu Game Reserve along the South African border.

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2 Headlines about Elephants from SELEBI-PHIKWE2007-09-11 - SELEBI-PHIKWE, Botswana - Botswana Councillor survives after hitting jumbo 2006-11-27 - SELEBI-PHIKWE, Botswana - Elephant Kills Another Bobirwa Resident

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