Makgato, the rising political star


FRANCISTOWN: When Dorcus Makgato, the Minister of Health entered the world of politics, no one gave her a chance.

Makgato joined active politics in 2009 on a nomination card and was immediately appointed the assistant Minister of Trade and Industry. A year later, she was appointed the substantive minister of Trade and Industry.

Her critics dismissed her as a chancer who cannot withstand the pressure of the dirty game of politics, as she was still wet behind her ears as a politician. Again, having spent many years in the corporate world, doubting thomases never gave her a chance.

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