Kgafela loses SA chieftainship case


Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela II’s bid to be pronounced the paramount chief of Bakgatla in both Botswana and South Africa has gone up in smoke after the North West High Court dismissed his application.

The ruling effectively means his uncle, Nyalala Pilane, continues as chief of Bakgatla in Moruleng, while Kgafela is temporarily marooned as the Botswana government derecognised him in 2012.

Traditionally, however, he remains the paramount chief of Bakgatla in Mochudi where he is massively supported.

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