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Enjoy your pumpkin leaves relish

24 Feb 2020 at 06:18hrs | Views
Most rural Blair toilets have no roofs, leaving the structures exposed to the elements that can weaken them. A few have curved in posing serious danger to users especially children, the disabled and the elderly.

The same applies to some schools whose ablution blocks leave a lot to be desired. Villagers should regard safety and hygiene a priority to avoid injuries, diseases and prevent avoidable fatalities.

With plenty rains falling at a time mangoes are all over, proper trash disposal should be everyone's concern. Fruits must be washed before consumption to keep diseases at bay. Very soon mushrooms will be 'decorating' our highways and vending stalls.

If your grandparents did not eat it, do not eat it as well. Whilst mushrooms with their scintillating taste can be a delicacy, some can be fatally toxic. Let those in the know do the picking and selection. Another lurking danger is that of crossing flooded rivers.

Water can be a good servant but a very bad master. Never test running water with your feet, you may never live to know its power. Do not cross flooded rivers nor attempt to. The country is dotted with plenty gullies and pits left open by artisanal miners (gold panners) and others.

Covered with water, these pits are a real danger to people and livestock. Take care when venturing out there we still need you. Enjoy the rainy season and the tasty pumpkin leaves relish.

Thomas Tondo Murisa. Mash. Central.

Source - Thomas Tondo Murisa
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