H.E. the Entertainer

President Ian Khama is an intriguing man. He has proven to be a good entertainer who never runs out of ideas for keeping his crowds amused.

Just over the weekend, he was in Selebi-Phikwe doing what he does best - making the crowds laugh by attacking opposition parties and the private press.

Remember this is a President who has never engaged the private press face to face and one who avoids press conferences like the plague. This is a man who thinks nothing of attacking other heads of state at political rallies and, though he won't touch a native journalist with a long pole, will issue media statements to gloat about something or other. But the same man will not attend the African Union Summit or United Nations General Assembly to address the world on any matter.

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