Boko blames BDP, local businesses for Moti deal


Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president, Duma Boko has blamed Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and local businesses for putting him in a situation where he had to seek financial assistance from his friend and South African businessman, Zunaid Moti.

Recent reports from South African media indicated that UDC’s 2019 General Election financier Moti had aimed to capture Botswana and was going to rely on the Botswana opposition as a Trojan horse, by backing Boko’s UDC.

Dismissing the allegations as nonsensical, Boko told the media that the business people who are doing business in Botswana have been so intimidated, brainwashed and are fearful.

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