Batlokwa Commended For Upholding Culture


Batlokwa paramount chief, Puso Gaborone, has commended his tribe for upholding their culture and reviving the spirit of self-reliance.

Accepting dikgafela during the Batlokwa culture day at the Tlokweng main Kgotla on Saturday, Gaborone said he was humbled by his tribe’s gesture.

“It is fulfilling to note that most of you are reverting to the old way of doing things where subsistence farming was a top priority to most Batswana. This method has been part of our culture and so is dikgafela and it has sustained us for so many years,” he said. Gaborone applauded all those who heeded his call when he officially launched the letsema period saying their support of the Setswana adage ‘lefoko la kgosi le agelwa mosako’ has paid off.

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