The year that DIS ran amok

DIS arrested its former chief
DIS arrested its former chief

Critics of the current administration are of the view that little by little, Botswana is beginning to erode its democratic credentials thanks to the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) under the Director General Peter Magosi.

When taking over government on April 1, last year, President Mokgweetsi Masisi talked of rescuing the country from years of misrule by the previous administration under former president, Ian Khama.

The first act of the rescue plan involved the employment of Magosi as the new head of DIS despite him having been dismissed from the army with allegation of misusing Military Intelligence funds.

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