How a dead man petitioned Khama

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FRANCISTOWN: A man who has been dead and buried since 2010 has inexplicably found his way into a petition that turned the Francistown West by-election on its head and influenced the high court to declare President Ian Khama an all-powerful Behemoth figure above the law.

But Ignatius Moswaane, the man who is at the centre of the Hollywood-style script as the preferred candidate for the BDP in the by-election, is denying any privy knowledge of how the dead man could have petitioned President Khama to use his extra-ordinary powers to stop the poll in the public interest.

Or how, in his death or thereabouts, the man underwent a transmogrification that caused him to cross the floor from the Botswana Peoples Party to the BDP where he became a fervent activist who believes in the power of protest action to move a party that has a history of suppressing even a murmur of dissent.

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