Thursday, July 18, 2024

Deconstructing the Gammangwato Chieftaincy

It is time for the people of Gammangwato to revisit the issue of bogosi to mend the glaring cracks visible from all sides of the walls that form the chiefdom in this part of the country.

My approach on the issues of the chiefdom is made from two angles. First, Bangwato have had no chief since the death of Kgosi Sekgoma II Khama in 1925. For a century less two years, the tribe has never had anyone they can call their own chief.

Before you drop reading this article, allow me to deconstruct this view that I so dearly hold. After Sekgoma II, a man going by the name of Gorewang Kgamane was placed to care for the tribe. His position was known as Chairman of the Council of Regency.

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