Kgafela slams the media, cabinet ministers

source: Sunday Standard
by Kagiso Madibana
20-05-2010

Bakgatla paramount chief Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela last week accused Cabinet Ministers of forgetting their Setswana culture and tradition.

Kgafela said at a recent kgotla meeting in Mochudi that he is mortified by the fact that none of the cabinet ministers, save for Ramadeluka Seretse, supported him when he was facing criticism for flogging Family of God church members recently.

“It seems our leaders have forgotten our Setswana tradition, which clearly states that the chief must be respected,” said Kgafela.

He rubbished allegations that the church members were elders, saying that the pastors who were flogged were just young boys in their late 20s.

“Anyone who disrespects the chief will be flogged. Just like [continue reading]

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