'Botswana has not fully promoted the rule of law'


As Botswana continues to receive accolades on the rule of law, Mmegi Staffer RYDER GABATHUSE engages University of Botswana (UB) lecturer in politics and administrative studies Adam Mfundisi in a Q & to dissect the topical issue

Mmegi: In your honest view, in so far as the rule of law is concerned, how would you describe the state of affairs under the presidency of Mokgweetsi Masisi?

Mfundisi: The present government under President Masisi, like its predecessors, has not fully promoted the rule of law. If any, they have realised the rule by law. We should differentiate between the rule of law and the rule by law. The use of arbitrary power amounts to rule by law.

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