Xenophobia rising in Mochudi

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

Xenophobic sentiments are rising in Mochudi with some tribesman calling for “kick out” of non-Bakgatla government workers such as the police.None of the Bakgatla royals holding fort following the remand of Kgosi Kgolo Kgafela, has condemned the statement.

If some Bakgatla tribesmen have their way, all non-Bakgatla working in ‘enemy offices’ such as the police would be kicked out of the Kgatleng capital of Mochudi. In a highly charged crisis meeting on Saturday to discuss the remand of their paramount chief Kgafela Kgafela, a number of speakers called for the removal of non-Bakgatla police personnel, and no one made any attempt to correct them. Not even members of the royal house who were present. The Bakgatla have said that their chief has been abducted after he was [continue reading]


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