Tshoswane finally buried as his 16 children boycott the funeral

A High Court in Gaborone on Saturday ruled that Laughter Tshoswane, 58, of Letlhakeng be buried in Gaborone. The burial, which was scheduled for Saturday, took place a day later.

The ruling, made by Justice Tshepo Motswagole, favoured Tshoswane’s mother, the 81-year-old Mariam Tshoswane, against the dead man’s children whose mothers never married him.

On Saturday, Tshoswane’s children stopped the funeral proceedings with a court order because they wanted to bury their father in Letlhakeng. His body was therefore returned to the mortuary while the family fought for it in court.

Editor's Comment
Khama should desist from dirty campaigns

However, as a newspaper, we want to raise few disquiets for the umpteenth time with Khama, of course, and remind him that the country that he is robustly de-campaigning is now feeling the pain of his harm. Batswana need Khama to use his conservationist credentials to good use and benefit a country that is working so hard to achieve the high-income status by diversifying its economy away from diamond reliance.Khama has played his part unobstructed...

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