Khama asserts life in peril


Acknowledging his desire to return home and exonerate himself, former president Ian Khama says his life and safety are paramount over all allegations levelled against him, citing reports alleging assassination plots on his life.

In refuting that he is a fugitive from justice, the former president argues in a lengthy write-up based on SIGINT reports by foreign state agencies revealing at least three attempts on his life at the hands of the Government of Botswana.

Khama expresses his fears under the current regime that as much as he wishes to come back to Botswana and absolve himself of all charges, he is 'reliably convinced' his life would be in grave danger.

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In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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