Dikgosi powers a priority for Khama before exit

Retirement plans Khama has been tight- lipped on his plans after 2018
Retirement plans Khama has been tight- lipped on his plans after 2018

President Ian Khama reportedly plans to restore some of Dikgosi‘s sweeping powers before his exit from the political office, in what some observers have read as a tactical move to bolster his Bangwato bogosi seat.

Mmegi is informed that he reportedly made the revelations during a recent Cabinet meeting in a discussion.

Although it is not yet clear what powers Khama is hoping for, his statements were reportedly motivated by a question from the Minister of Basic Education, Unity Dow over the progress in resolving the Bakgatla tribal leadership standoff.

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