Bogosi wrangle divides Batlokwa, Bakgatla

Batlokwa have forced Bakgatla bogosi representative, Kgosi Segale Linchwe to recuse himself in a case in which Bakgatla and Batlokwa are fighting over the Oodi chieftaincy.

Bakgatla and Batlokwa royals are embroiled in an ugly feud over the Oodi chieftaincy that originally alternated between the two tribes following Batlokwa’s arrival in Oodi after fleeing tribal wars in Kweneng in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Early this year Batlokwa royals reported the matter to the minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Slumber Tsogwane, to intervene as they believe that Kgosi Segale Linchwe is biased towards his tribe, Bakgatla.

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