In an unprecedented occurrence in the culture of Batswana towards the dead, the Facebook fans of the youth local radio station are celebrating the death of local filmmaker Billy Kokorwe who died last week.
Yarona FM posted a picture announcing the death and burial of the filmmaker on their Facebook page on Tuesday morning. The Station reported, "The passing of local film maker and producer, Billy Kokorwe, is said to have cast a dark shadow over the status of the local film industry."
The fans od the radio station however commented in celebration. Some shared their unpleasant experiences of encounters with Kokorwe.
As vile comments filled up, Yarona FM cautioned users against unpleasant language saying, "Hi guys please let us not use unpleasant language on the page/post here. Thank you."
Below are some of the comments from the Yarona FM post:
Benah Kobotwe Our daughters are safe...pheeew! Tsamaya sente
James Teeh Tumedi Dipelo tsa batswana papi,u dnt hurt pipol nd expect to live long. Rest in Nightmares
Botlhe Kamerun Segokgo No! actually they local film n fashion industry will be safe from that monster le lona banyana emisan go robalana le batho for fame n success..le itira cheap., wise up
Gorata Elias Kobedi Joshua This guy was so cruel tota, he would advertise every week on advertiser abata receptionists and modell, gao tsena ko go ene o hetisetswa ko ofising e ko teng teng, i dont know further cos nna one a nkoba hela ke re KOKO, hehe because i was a married lady.
Pulie France-Oscar nna i was told to bring swimsuit the next day after auditioning for acting, i couldnt understand gore swimsuit e tsena jang on the part that i played. then i disappeared for good
Veronica Katjinotjiwa Galeboe Eish this man...he once advertised in the daily news are o bata actors and actresses.. In love with drama that much I went for Auditioning... By then his offices were behind Marina back in 2004..after auditions he told me I was good but I should check him in his office before I go home...when I got there he told me to take off my clothes when I refused he said m not serious and I should never come bk....moswi gaa buiwe ditiro tsa gagwe tsedi maswe baga rona..Mme hela Billy ene....nnyaa... MHSRIP
Kgosi Motswasele Finally i can now support my lil sister into joinin this modelin thing.
Candy B Keikepe As i go back to modelling with pleasure.God bless BW.rest in pieces dude!
Gomolemo Kutlwano Ramanteba And i hope he died a slow, brutal and painful death
Dipsy Gosata O sule sentle ,o jele madi a rona a re o na le sekolo se bitswang television training lnstitute
Gwen Lebo Isaacs Mmueng jaaka ne re mo itse or otherwise leave it to his funeral programme. I am disappointed that he will never pay for the harm he caused so many. I've met some of them and they will never be the same. I hope hell really exists.
Read all the comments here, Yarona FM News-The Real Story