Top 10 influential politicians


The year that was full of drama has come and gone, and behind remains memories of the eventful 2014. We take a look at politicians who made the news and making themselves big names in the process

President Ian Khama

The President continues to wield a lot of influence, particularly among the rural and illiterate who see him as the key to warmer winters, a roof on their heads, and an occasional plate of phaphatha and soup. Through his projects such as Ipelegeng, constituency football, President’s music competitions, YES, and others he has managed to win the hearts and minds of the rural illiterates. However, that cannot be said about the urbanite s and enlightened, whom he seemingly so distastes. His popularity has dropped drastically over the past four years after he started behaving like a dictator. In fact, his predecessor Dr Festus Mogae has labelled him as such.

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