Letter from North West Province

Mafikeng Museum where Sechele cannon is on display. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Mafikeng Museum where Sechele cannon is on display. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

Will Botswana ever want to annex South Africa’s North West Province? Maybe a farfetched thought, but as I travel through the province I constantly find myself thinking about it.

Probably it is Russia’s Crimea annexation that is continuously on my mind. But as we go further into the North West I discover deep connections with Botswana and realise that we share the same heritage.

Maybe if we had a Putin kind of president, he might just want to get adventurous and bring back Batswana of the North West Province to the mainland Botswana, especially now that the province is on a journey of self-discovery.

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