Sir Seretse Khama: The man of the people

Sir Seretse Khama Statue in Gaborone. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Sir Seretse Khama Statue in Gaborone. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

If ever there was a man many Batswana and his party, foes and friends alike, wished could live forever, that was President Sir Seretse Khama.

Everybody was alive to the fact that he was a sickly man who was in and out of hospital throughout his 59-year life yet many hoped that providence would continue to spare him.

With the benefit of hindsight, following a London diagnosis of no hope, government ordered national prayers for Sir Seretse.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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