Four years of Masisi’s sharp-axe

President Masisi PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
President Masisi PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

After getting the top job, President Mokgweetsi Masisi unleashed an unexpected disruptive plan that dismantled his predecessor’s appointed top civil servants and replaced them with the new faces. Mmegi Staffer THALEFANG CHARLES looks at some of the men and women who got the chop

President Mokgweetsi Masisi was widely expected to maintain the status quo and continue with his predecessor’s civil service.

This was mainly because former president, Ian Khama’s presidency did not go through the lame-duck phase, where Masisi was able to hint his upcoming plans.

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