Kgosi: The arrest, the breakpoint

No one is too big for handcuffs PIC: THE BOTSWANA GAZETTE
No one is too big for handcuffs PIC: THE BOTSWANA GAZETTE

On Tuesday night at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport, journalists witnessed The Arrest and later The Breakpoint of the former spy chief Isaac Kgosi, once powerful and feared man in Botswana. Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES gives an account of the night of the country’s historic arrest

The Arrest

The arrivals gate at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport slid open. Former director general (DG) of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Isaac Kgosi, walked out with his family; the wife and their small boy. The big man was pushing a trolley load of luggage and souvenirs.

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Botswana deserves ideal political leaders

This remains to be seen, particularly as opposite unity has been seeing its ups and downs. In 2012, three opposition parties namely the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), and the Botswana National Front (BNF) formed a political alliance under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) would, after rebuffs, join the coalition in 2017.The promise made by the coalition to its...

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