Puzzled royals brace for eventuality in Kgosi Lotlamoreng’s decision

Kgosi Lotlamoreng II
Kgosi Lotlamoreng II

It has become apparent that there are divisions within the Barolong royal house over their Kgosi’s decision to stand for political office.

The differences though are more than anything, out of love and concern for the youthful Kgosi. Mmegi visited the Barolong royal house to get first hand information on what the royals think about the Kgosi’s decision. One uncle (names withheld because the Kgosi has not yet made an announcement) confirmed that indeed his brother’s son was joining politics. “Kgosikgolo met with us on Tuesday and briefed us.

He told us he was thirsty to represent his people, which he could do properly as MP. Generally, we all accepted as we realised his determination,” he said. The uncle also said the dikgosana were only waiting for Kgosikgolo Lotlamoreng II to officially inform the tribe, and expressed support for his decision. However the Queen mother MmaLotlamoreng expressed ignorance about her son’s decision to stand.

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