Politicians honour Merafhe


Politicians from across the political divide have paid tribute to the former Vice President Lieutenant General Mompati Merafhe, describing him as a true patriot who served the country well.

Merafhe died yesterday morning after a long undisclosed illness.According to the former Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairman Daniel Kwelagobe, Merafhe served the country with distinction and honour in particular during the time he was the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1994 until 2008.

“He did so well for the ministry (Foreign Affairs) and painted a good image of the country to the outside world. Again he will be remembered as someone who cared a lot about Botswana, wanted to see developments in the country,” he said.

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