Change of regime very likely, in 2024

It must be hot, up there, in the Presidential seat. The country has never been so polarised. The genesis of it all is not hard to fathom. It all began with His Excellency peddling falsehoods.

In an age of digital media fact checking is the easiest thing to do. There was a time when government could count on its massive radio, television and print media to control the public narrative. The Daily News reached the remotest parts of the country. Now online news sources report everything in real time, and no one has control over the public narrative as regards issues of the day. The ruling party’s advantage has been lost.

What compounds an already dire situation is that those around His Excellency have little, if any gravitas. Many that I have met say, “it’s ok to ask Masisi to step down but who replaces him?” Cabinet has the same problem that His Excellency has. It’s largely deficient of credibility.

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We salute Kgomo Khumo for a job well done

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