Matolwane/Lesenepole committee seeks Khama�s mediation in name wrangle

Residents want Khama's intervention
Residents want Khama's intervention

SELEBI-PHIKWE: The village of Matolwane /Lesenepole want the intervention of President Ian Khama to resolve the marathon case over the name of their village.

The village has been embroiled in a bitter name wrangle since 1997 since some residents want the village called Lesenopole, while villagers those from Moremi, Matoposane and Raphiri wards want it named Matolwane.

Lesenepole/Matolwane chief Ikalafeng Senwedi, who is yet to be officially installed to succeed the late Kgosi Mokgobelo, confirmed that a delegation had already sought appointment at the office of the President.

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