The Okavango Delta�s last cowboy

The straightest shooter in the Delta, Tjikaka Blackie earned a revered reputation as a talented marksman in the 1970s and 1980s. On a trip down memory lane with the veteran, Mmegi Correspondent, BONIFACE KEAKABETSE is also taught how to hunt a lion

MAUN: In Tjikaka ‘Mokobawatau’ Blackie’s words nothing will ever equal the halcyon old days when pastoralism put food on the table.

Mokobawatau, as Blackie is affectionately known, says he was known for three things; his love for cattle, talent in riding horses and awesome rifle shooting abilities.  The man is largely revered by his peers as one of the most talented rifle marksmen ever to shoot a gun in Ngamiland in the 1970s and 1980s.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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