How 'Masisi' was fingered in bloody BMD Congress

Sidney Pilane, President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Sadique Kebonang
Sidney Pilane, President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Sadique Kebonang

Following a leaked document detailing how legislator Sadique Kebonang distributed P750, 000 from troubled asset manager Capital Management Botswana (CMB) meant for the then vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi’s campaign, it has emerged that not all the money was used for the intended purpose.

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) Sidney Pilane has told The Monitor that Kebonang, who is his friend, donated to him P50,000 for his party’s congress that was held in Bobonong in 2017.

The revelation by Briscoe Attorneys that Pilane received P50,000 has sparked speculation that the ruling party was involved in the split of BMD that resulted in the formation of the Alliance for Progressives (AP), which weakened the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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