Kehetile, the reluctant politician

Kehetile was inspired by President Ian Khama to join politics
Kehetile was inspired by President Ian Khama to join politics

FRANCISTOWN: Although it was Thatayaone Tshuba Kehetile’s time to try his luck for a political position, he surprised many by clinching the Dukwi ward during last year’s general elections.

“I am not a career politician. It is my conviction that we are all created equal with dignity to reach our highest human potential. But too often, there are structures that make it only the few and privileged to have a good life. I am ready to stand up for the people of Dukwi so that they can live dignified lives,” said the Dukwi councillor Kehetile, the first in his family to break into politics.

The cherry on top is that at 35, the tourism management graduate of the Durban University of Technology in South Africa currently holds the title as the village’s youngest councillor.

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