State media should serve the nation equitably

During the last Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Council that former president Ian Khama addressed before handing over the baton to President Mokgweetsi Masisi, he ‘warned’ his successor against the media and their fake news.

It would seem like President Masisi would turn a deaf ear on the warning. Instead, the current President and his party made many promises to the media industry and Batswana at large about improved relations with the private press.

However, it seems like he has since reneged on his promise, or maybe those he works with are letting him down? Whatever the case, the private media demand better.

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