Ruffling feathers

Botswana opposition parties eating out of BDP's palm

Unsurprisingly Opposition parties are at each other's throats again over unsubstantiated reports. Allegations that the Saleshandos are business associates of the Khamas and that Duma Boko borrowed some money from close associates of the president have opposition activists fighting each other over the veracity of the reports.

The interesting thing about this whole business is how the Botswana Democratic Party functionaries implicated do not appear to care. They are quite indifferent about the whole thing as they go about their business as usual. This catfight between opposition parties in Botswana gives you insight into just how easy is for the ruling party to sow discord among the opposition.

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