BDP Will Lose Elections - Khama

BPF patron Ian Khama. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
BPF patron Ian Khama. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

FRANCISTOWN: Former president Ian Khama castigated his successor Mokgweetsi Masisi during the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) rally on Saturday for allegedly stifling democracy in Botswana.

Delivering his speech at a well-attended BPF rally at the Old Francistown Stadium on a chilly afternoon, Khama said Masisi’s term of office as the country’s President is coming to an abrupt end after the upcoming general elections in October.

The BPF founder and patron claimed that Masisi is fond of harassing him and activists of other political parties like Duma Boko of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Biggie Butale of BPF, Ignatius Moswaane of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and other Batswana, using lawfare. 

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Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

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