Moleleki Mokama:an intellectual extra-ordianire

The late Lordship Justice Moleleki Didwell Mokama affectionately called 'MD' by his close friends, was an illustrious son of Botswana who served this country and the people with loyalty and rare devotion, pioneering in many fields. He is one of the men who are noted in the list as Maunatlala home men and greats.

Mokama was born in 1933 in Maunatlala to the late Mokama Moleleki and Dikeledi Moleleki. He did his primary schooling in Maunatlala and Madinare and being blessed with a keen intellect, he went on to complete his secondary education at Moeng College and Tigerkloof.

This opened up new horizons for the young Mokama who went on to study at Fort Hare and was awarded a BA degree at Rhodes University in 1959. He later received a bachelor of law degree from the University of London in 1963 and subsequently an LLM degree from the same university in 1965.

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