Beware of unscrupulous election funders

One of the current burning debates taking in politics is the issue of electoral campaign funding.

Of particular interest to the discussions is that Botswana, a landlocked Southern African republic considered one of the oldest democracies in Africa, does not have laws regulating political funding. Coupled with that, government does not finance political parties.

Both the regulation and funding deficit have created a void that different players jostle to fill and thereby make the best they can get.

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