Ngaka�s utterances disturbing

The Member of Parliament for Letlhakeng West Ngaka Ngaka is slowly becoming an embarrassment for the ruling Botswana Democratic Party and the entire field of politics in Botswana.

After defeating Filbert Nagafela in the 2013 by-election, some young people were happy that Ngaka, with IT training would boost the participation of youth in the national assembly. Barely 12 months after his swearing in, the youthful MP was slapped with charges of assaulting his wife and  injuring her. We will not comment further on a matter that is now before the Molepolole Magistrates’ Court.

A few months earlier, Ngaka was making headlines in a local tabloid – again, for wrong reasons. Can someone please save this young man from self-destruction! Over the weekend, Ngaka reportedly told a political rally during the launch of Gaotlhaetse Matlhabaphiri that opposition members should stop taking Anti Retroviral drugs. He said this is because opposition members criticise government schemes, among them provision of ARVs.

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