Khama uncles to meet Masisi elders

Khama's uncles. Sediegeng, Sekgoma and Serogola PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Khama's uncles. Sediegeng, Sekgoma and Serogola PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

After their efforts to meet President Mokgweetsi Masisi over possible reconciliation between the latter and his predecessor former president Ian Khama collapsed, Bangwato royals are said to be considering another option which might lead them to Moshupa village.

Last month, the royal Bangwato uncles revealed that they had given up on efforts to offer mediation and restore unity because Masisi has ignored and show them ambiguous dishonesty and disrespect. Now, in an unusual move, Khama’s uncles are said to be planning to meet Masisi’s royal elders in Moshupa to restart the whole reconciliation talks all over again.

After the talks crumpled last month, the Bangwato royals made it clear that they will consult with the people, something they recently did. Bangwato chief, Khama, who is currently in exile in South Africa, even commended his tribe for following his instruction to hold meetings across Bangwato dikgotla on April 1, 2022. “I am grateful because during the meeting at the main Kgotla in Serowe yesterday, I never heard of any incident about indecent behaviour, disrespect or any hate speech. I hope the same thing did cut across all dikgotla outside Serowe,” Khama posted on Facebook recently.

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