Mmegi loyal reader dies


Botswana’s iconic and leading letter writer who dominated the opinion pages of newspapers since the 70s Themba Mguni has died aged 75. Mguni was a loyal reader of Mmegi newspaper and a man who loved to share his views and opinions with Batswana on print publications.

He made ‘Letters to the Editor’ fashionable and his letters had been published in national newspapers for decades. A writer who shared his views through pen and paper at the time, Mguni had keen interest in current affairs and all the relevant contemporary issues. He could never shy away from any topic and that’s why publications always had space for his letters.

At Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Mguni could not hide his loyalty to Barata-Phathi team and he was not comfortable with someone in their team inviting an A-team member to their event.

Editor's Comment
Khama should desist from dirty campaigns

However, as a newspaper, we want to raise few disquiets for the umpteenth time with Khama, of course, and remind him that the country that he is robustly de-campaigning is now feeling the pain of his harm. Batswana need Khama to use his conservationist credentials to good use and benefit a country that is working so hard to achieve the high-income status by diversifying its economy away from diamond reliance.Khama has played his part unobstructed...

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