The guitarist in Cabinet

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Correspondent OAGENG BATENEGI finds that Assistant Minister of Trade and Industry Keletso Rakhudu is much more than local industry's political facilitator

To many people he is a popular politician - a Cabinet minister and a Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) MP for Gaborone North who won a constituency regarded as a Botswana National Front (BNF) stronghold.

Of recent, he has graced the national stage for a skill that few knew about him - guitar playing. Those who have seen him play attest to his great musical skills.Ironically, the very first time he saw a guitar as a child he was very terrified, he tells Mmegi in his office at Government Enclave. He must have been four or five years old.  Seeing men playing the acoustic guitar at Semitwe lands/cattlepost near Sebina, he would think that they could throw him inside the instrument.

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