Alcohol is part of our culture – Kgosikgolo Mosadi

source: Mmegi
MONKAGEDI GAOTLHOBOGWE
Staff Writer

Listening to Balete traditional leader, Kgosikgolo Mosadi Seboko, waxing lyrical about alcohol last week one would have thought the Kgosi would go further to add that there is no need for government to keep on introducing levies to fight alcoholism.

She did not. The Kgosi, who also appears on billboards this week as one of the shining lights cautioning the Botswana society against irresponsible drinking, was a guest speaker at the launch of Botswana Alcohol Industry Association(BAIA) at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC).

The BAIA is made up of six alcoholic beverages suppliers in Botswana namely: Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL), Distell Botswana, Botswana Breweries (BB), Heineken International, Namibia Breweries and Diageo. At a time when government has upped its battle against alcohol abuse by hiking prices, the Kgosi came up with a different solution to [continue reading]

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