Bogosi and politics

Lotlamoreng is the latest chief to enter politics
Lotlamoreng is the latest chief to enter politics

Batswana are now ready to hear and see what is important to their land. I really support and appreciate the trend which has started to emerge; that is the migration of paramount chiefs to politics.

This is good for this country because bogosi is no more. Politics has taken over and that is why our chiefs must now change to join those who are beating them as they always say: “If you can’t beat them join them.”

It is a fact that the introduction of politics worked against bogosi. One M.P in a certain area is recognised more than Kgosi within that area, and this also include the D.C. (Molaodi) he/she carries more weight than Kgosi. Batswana are fortunate because most of her paramount chiefs are highly educated and some of them are even lawyers, which gives them an upper hand when it comes to governing this country.

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