baTLOKWA (Tribe)

 
TITLE: Kgosikgolo RELIGION:
STATE: Botswana DYNASTY:
   
PRESENT RULER: Kgosikgolo Puso Gaborone, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa since 30th May 2006.
born in or about 1974, installed as Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa on 30th May 2006.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Established as a separate tribe in the mid to late 17th century. Rulers were...
  • Kgosikgolo Tshwaana, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa
  • Kgosikgolo Mosime, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa
  • Kgosikgolo Mothubane, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa
  • Kgosikgolo Mokgwa, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa
  • Kgosikgolo Taukobong, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa, married and had issue.
    • Kgosikgolo Molefe a Taukobong (qv)
    • Kgosi Makaba a Taukobong, died young.
    • Kgosi Semela a Taukobong, married and had issue.
      • Kgosi Molosiwa a Semela, married and had issue.
        • Kgosi Taukobong a Molosiwa
  • Kgosikgolo Molefe a Taukobong, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa 1770/1780, married and had issue.
    • Kgosikgolo Bogatsu a Molefe (qv)
    • Kgosi Phiri a Molefe
  • Kgosikgolo Bogatsu a Molefe, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa 1780/1815, married and had issue. He died about 1815.
    • Kgosikgolo Kgosi I a Bogatsu (qv)
    • Kgosi Maboyowe a Bogatsu
  • Kgosikgolo Kgosi I a Bogatsu, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa 1815/1823, married and had issue.
    • Kgosikgolo Leshage a Kgosi (qv)
    • Kgosikgolo Bashe a Kgosi (qv)
    • Kgosikgolo Matlapeng a Kgosi (qv)
  • Kgosikgolo Leshage a Kgosi, Acting Chief of the baTlokwa 1823/1826, died about 1851.
  • Kgosikgolo Bashe a Kgosi, Acting Chief of the baTlokwa 1826/1835, died 1835.
  • Kgosikgolo Matlapeng a Kgosi, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa 1835/1880, married and had issue. He died 1880.
    • Kgosikgolo Gaborone a Matlapeng (qv)
    • Kgosi Sedumedi a Matlapeng
    • Kgosi Ramonnye a Matlapeng
    • Kgosi Mokwene a Matlapeng
    • Kgosi Kgosi a Matlapeng
    • Kgosi Sebolao a Matlapeng
  • Kgosikgolo GABORONE, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa 1880/1931, born about 1825, married and had issue. He died 1931.
    • Kgosi Molefe a Gaborone, married and had issue. He died 1922.
      • Kgosikgolo Matlala Gaborone (qv)
      • Kgosi Rabasha Gaborone
      • Kgosi Nkopo Gaborone
      • Kgosi Ramaeba Gaborone
    • Kgosi Kuate a Gaborone
    • Kgosi Peolane a Gaborone
    • Kgosi Kesetse a Gaborone
  • Kgosikgolo Matlala Gaborone, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa 1931/1948, married and had issue. He died 1948.
    • Kgosikgolo Kgosi II Gaborone (qv)
    • Kgosi Bashe Gaborone
    • Kgosi Sedumedi Gaborone
  • Kgosikgolo Kgosi II a Matlala Gaborone, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa 1948/1973, born 1905, married Kgosigadi Mothonyana, and had issue, one son and five daughters. He died 28th July 1973 at Ramotswa (#1).
    • Kgosikgolo Moshibidu Gaborone (qv)
  • Kgosi Keemang Gaborone, Regent of the baTlokwa 1973/1975
  • Kgosi Monare Gaborone, Regent of the baTlokwa 1975/1989
  • Kgosi Michael Spokes Gaborone, Acting Chief of the baTlokwa 1989/2002 and 2005/2006
  • Kgosikgolo Moshibidu Gaborone, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa 2002/2005, born 1942, educated at Batlokwa National School, St Joseph's College and Kgari Sechele Secondary School; Chief 1974/- (resigned due to ill-health) and again 1989/-, unmarried but had issue, five children. He died November 2005, buried 12th November 2005.
    • Kgosikgolo Puso Gaborone (qv)
  • Kgosikgolo Puso Gaborone, Paramount Chief of the baTlokwa (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kgosi Moeti Gaborone, Acting Deputy Chief 1999/-
  • Kgosi Olebile Gaborone
  • Kgosi Madikwe Gaborone, Deputy Chief, died in March 1999.
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1. "Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Botswana" STEVENS, Richard P. The Scarecrow Press 1975; p.63