Motshidisi laid to rest

Dark days: Mourners at Motshidisi's funeral. PIC: BONTE SEEPI
Dark days: Mourners at Motshidisi's funeral. PIC: BONTE SEEPI

PALAPYE: Thousands of mourners attended the burial of veteran labour activist, political icon and Palapye Tribal Authority headman, Kgosi Klaas Kebotse Motshidisi, at Lotsane ward over the weekend.

Motshidisi, a former Commissioner of Labour, passed away two weeks ago at Bokamoso Private Hospital in Gaborone after a brief admission following a short illness.

Former president, Festus Mogae, Palapye legislator, Moiseraele Goya, various cabinet ministers, labour leaders, leaders and members of his party, Botswana National Front (BNF), as well as representatives from the former armed wing of South Africa’s African National Congress, Umkhonto Wesizwe, were among the mourners.

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