Kgamane tongue-tied in Tutume, Magapatona controversy


FRANCISTOWN: Bangwato regent, Sediegeng Kgamane testified Thursday in a case in which some residents of  Magapatona ward want the area to be declared a standalone village and not as a part of Tutume.

The 341 applicants led by Edward Moabi are praying with the court to declare Magapatona as a standalone village and not a ward in Tutume villageas is the case now.

The applicants also want the position of their headman of arbitration to be elevated to headman of records. They contend that the failure to upgrade the position of their Kgosi lowers his stature before other headmen of arbitration in Magapatona who are his subordinates.

Editor's Comment
Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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