Letter to Seretse: Masisi one year

Khama's statue in front of Parliament PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Khama's statue in front of Parliament PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

"Gona le mathata!" These are the distressing words said by your boy at Lady Khama Centre in February talking about his successor at the Office of the President. Oh, I am sorry mong wame, I had even forgotten to greet you Sir. Dumela Phuti.

As you could tell things are not very well in your beloved Republic. Ian’s successor, Edison Masisi’s boy by the name Mokgweetsi, is this weekend turning one year in the office. And sir, it has been a rough road for the poor boy. If you recall from my Edison’s son 100 Days letter, you would have noticed my relief and happiness.

Many people (myeself included) were relieved that Ian has respected the Constitution and agreed to step down. This was because all these years, there were widespread concerns that he might just refuse to go or find a way to rule from the grave.

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