Queen mother of the Royal Bafokeng Nation, Semane Molotlegi will be remembered for being the glue which held her community together. Molotlegi was laid to rest and in Phokeng outside Rustenburg on Saturday after passing away at the age of seventy-seven. After the deaths of her husband King Lebone Motlotlegi and her two sons who had taken over the throne. A queen mother has been hailed for remaining a pillar of strength and leadership through difficult times. Newzroom Afrika senior politics reporter Ziyanda Ngcobo. A moving tribute befitting the stature of Mmemogolo Semane Molotlegi. A pioneer in her own right, the queen mother has been remembered for ensuring the sustainability of the Royal Bafokeng Nation. “when of rights of women was a taboo topic to many, particularly traditional leaderships and African governments and she founded the Bafokeng women’s Club whose primary objective was to fight for and promote the rights of women and empower them“, Steve Phiri, RBPlat CEO.