Mystery after woman who ‘gave birth to 10 babies’ goes missing as Government Issue appeal

The South African government has taken to Twitter in a desperate attempt to find a 37-year-old woman alleged to have had 10 babies – and who they say they want to help

Gosiame was said to have smashed the world record as she given birth to ten babies on June 7 (Image: Newsflash)

Gosiame Thamara Sithole has reportedly gone missing as the South African government trying to help her can’t find her (Image: Newsflash)

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A woman who recently made international headlines for smashing the world record when she gave birth to 10 babies cannot be found.

The South African government has taken to Twitter in a desperate attempt to find the woman, who they haven’t been able to find anywhere.

The director-general of the government’s communications team said they have been trying to find Gosiame Thamara Sithole, who was reported to have given birth to 10 babies on June 7.

The Mirror on Tuesday covered how Gosiame, from Tembisa in the municipality of Erkulheni, gave birth to the seven boys and three girls through C-section and at 29 weeks.

They babies were said to have been naturally conceived, which is a rarity in such cases where so many babies are born out of a single pregnancy.

Gosiame was said to have smashed the world record as she given birth to ten babies on June 7 (Image: Newsflash)

The 37-year-old was claimed to have won the record for the greatest number of babies delivered from Halima Cisse of Mali, who had nine kids in May.

Gosiame was said to be unaware she was due 10 babies as doctors giving her a scan twice got the number wrong, telling her first she was expecting six and then eight.

The feat, however, has not been confirmed by doctors or the Guinness World Records.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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