Cabinet reshuffle: factors that could influence Khama


FRANCISTOWN: When President Ian Khama announces his cabinet reshuffle any time soon, he is likely to be influenced by two main factors: Service delivery at government level and bolstering the deepening voice of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in Parliament.

He may however, consider other diverse factors as he battles to re-build his party whose fortunes have been experiencing a decline in recent years. Khama recently signed into law, bills seeking to increase the number of substantive state ministers by two, assistant ministers and specially elected Members of Parliament by two respectively.

Under normal circumstances, the President will consider many factors when appointing his Cabinet, which includes gender, age, experience, tribe and geographical considerations amongst others.

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