Gaerolwe Kwerepe: The MP who paid teachers from his pocket

Gaerolwe Kwerepe
Gaerolwe Kwerepe

More often, society tends to wait for heroes to shuffle off this mortal coil before they can eulogise them for the positive contribution they brought while still alive.

I drove all the way from Gaborone to Maun to meet Gaerolwe Kwerepe and appreciate the positive role he played during his heydays as a member of parliament.

His grand-daughter had told me, “Just go to Maun and you’ll find him relaxing at home.”

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Wearing of masks behind closed doors has been mandatory following the government’s August decision that the public was freed from masking in outdoor spaces.According to a press statement from the ministry, all other remaining COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing in schools and requirements for vaccination or PCR tests at ports of entry have also been relaxed.Statistics still show that hundreds still die daily due to the pandemic around...

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