No sign of Khama brothers as funeral nears

Khama brothers: Ian and Tshekedi Khama
Khama brothers: Ian and Tshekedi Khama

With dates for the funeral of their big sister, Jacquiline Tebogo Khama having been communicated, it remains unclear whether former president Ian Khama and his brother Tshekedi would be present for their eldest sibling’s funeral.

Through his Facebook page, Khama announced the funeral arrangements but has given no word about his attendance.

“There will be a private memorial service in Gaborone on the morning of (Thursday) June 2, 2022, for family and close friends. Later in the afternoon of the same day, we are hosting another service open to the public at the Khama III Church (UCCSA) in Serowe starting at 4pm. On Friday morning June 3, 2022, a final service will be held in the Serowe main Kgotla starting at 7am. “In place of the customary daily prayer services, the family welcomes those who may wish to pay respects at the family home in Gaborone between 2pm and 4pm from Monday (May 30, 2022) to Wednesday (June 1, 2022). Any further information will be available in the next update,” he wrote. The Khama brothers, who were expected to travel to Monaco, seem to have aborted the trip as the former president over the weekend paid a courtesy call to Zion Christian Church Arch Bishop Reverend Barnabas Lekganyane.

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