New book a milestone for traditional leadership

Friday, September 29, 2017

Cabinet has applauded the launch of the book, Bakoena Ba Mopeli Customary Law of Succession and Genealogy.

In a statement on Friday, Cabinet said the book was a milestone for traditional leadership in South Africa.

“The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs started documenting the history of 13 Kingships/Queenships in 2011. This book will assist in understanding the history of Bakoena Ba Mopeli and succession genealogy in order to preserve our history,” said Cabinet.

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Des Van Rooyen, and the Head of State of the Kingdom of Lesotho King Letsie III, attended the launch event on Monday at the Basotho Cultural Village (Golden Gate Park) in Qwaqwa. – SAnews.gov.za

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