Chronicles of Ratsie Setlhako launched

Kekwaletswe has penned the story of the legendary Ratsi Setlhako becoming the first Motswana author to publish a biography on a Motswana artist PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Kekwaletswe has penned the story of the legendary Ratsi Setlhako becoming the first Motswana author to publish a biography on a Motswana artist PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

Modirwa Kekwaletswe, a former Mmegi staffer, artist and a writer, has finally fulfilled his 10-year-old dream to tell the untold story of a legendary segaba player, Ratsie Setlhako.

The book ‘Ratsie Setlhako – The Definitive Biography’ authored by Kekwaletswe was launched on Tuesday at Thapong Visual Arts Centre. The book details the life of ‘wa ponto le sheleng’ segaba legend famed for his prowess on the instrument and his folk songs.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 will therefore go down in history as the day of the first-ever publication date of a biography on a Botswana artist by a Motswana author.

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