Is that a pistol under Khama’s jacket?

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Speculation was rife on Monday over a picture of President Ian Khama that appeared on the front page of state newspaper Daily News where he was seemingly carrying a gun under his jacket as he arrived from the inauguration of Hage Geinhob and Namibia’s 25th Independence celebrations in Windhoek.

Yesterday, however, government spokesperson, Jeff Ramsay laughed off the conjecture saying the speculators were just "too imaginative".

Responding to Mmegi enquiries, Ramsay sent an sms from Kasane where he was with the president saying: “He [Khama] does not carry a gun. You’re probably seeing his old cell phone and a carry case.”

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