City-to-City trekker reaches OP


Goabaone Chwene, the 30-year-old aspiring young farmer who walked from Francistown to Gaborone in protest against CEDA turning down his business proposal, yesterday marched into the Office of the President to unburden himself.

In the afternoon of the same day, a visibly exhausted and dusty Chwene again walked into Mmegi offices where he got straight to the point.

He said the Private Secretary to the President, Brigadier George Tlhalerwa received him warmly upon his arrival in the capital city at lunch.

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Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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