Art highest hope for Kgosi Tlhanka

Kgosi Tlhanka’s artistic talent has given him hope to become someone in life
Kgosi Tlhanka’s artistic talent has given him hope to become someone in life

FRANCISTOWN: After failing and discontinuing his studies at the University of Botswana (UB), Kgosietsile Segola, 30, also known as Kgosi Tlhanka, has found comfort and hope in art in the face of a financial crisis.

Kgosi Tlhanka, who was raised in a household of four in Molepolole village, has made a career out of art. He told Arts & Culture that he began drawing cartoon characters as a young child as he could, including Goku and Gohan from Dragon Ball Z and Shakes and Scara from Super Strikers.

He always thought of art as a hobby when he was younger and never considered making a career out of it. The gifted artist, who is currently enrolled at the Selibe Phikwe Technical College studying furniture and cabinet making, began his artistic career in the most simple set methods after being inspired by his cousin to create his distinctive style.

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‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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