The funeral of the Bafokeng Royal Nation’s Queen Mother, Semane Molotlegi, is under way in Phokeng village, outside Rustenburg, North West.

The mother of the Bafokeng King Kgosi Leruo Moletlegi died last weekend at the age of 77 after a long illness. Molotlegi was also the paternal aunt of former Botswana President, Ian Khama.