Serule councillor, Dikgosi at loggerhead

SERULE: The calmness and peacefulness of Serule village is all but a façade. The small village is embroiled in a bitter tussle between the traditional leadership and the councillor Meshack Mabutho.

P680,000 project at the centre of conflict

At the centre of the conflict is a P680,000 project, which the councillor says is at risk of being stolen from the community. In a heated Kgotla meeting on Monday, some residents called for the sacking of Mabutho, after dikgosi pronounced strained relations between them and the councillor. Kgosana Keitsemodimo Keraetswe told the meeting that there is no peace in the Kgotla, and that the councillor doubts the legitimacy of Kgosi Oletile Modisa. Keraetswe said the councillor has also questioned what he viewed as Kgosi’s close relationship with the losing candidates in last year’s general elections.

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Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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