Farewell GW

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I received the news of Gobe 'GW' Matenge’s passing from her daughter, Tsompie on April 26, 2018 with great sadness and sorrow.

I wish to express my sincere condolences to his family and say to them that as much as I understand the loss they have suffered, they must take heart that he has rested. He seemed to be in great pain when I last visited him at Gaborone Private Hospital in March, 2018.

GW’s passing was not only a loss to his family, friends and relatives, but it is a great loss to the country too.  A larger than life figure has fallen. Death may have succeeded to physically separate us from this iconic son of the soil, but it cannot succeed to kill his name and deeds in this, our earthly world.

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