'Khama has not fled the country'

Khama Has Not Fled The Country PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Khama Has Not Fled The Country PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

The SKI Khama Foundation office is receiving a flurry of enquiries regarding the absence from the country by Former President Lt. Gen. Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama who is in South Africa on a private visit.

We are also observing commentary that seems to be deliberately untrue and causing undue public alarm. The notion that he has fled the country or has gone into exile is simply not true. It is also not true as alleged by some that he at any point confirmed fleeing Botswana never to return. The former President is on a pre-arranged private visit to RSA visiting friends and family and having a series of meetings connected to his private visit. When Gen. Khama has completed his engagements in South Africa or anywhere else where these may take place he will return home.

Issued by Mogomotsi Kaboeamodimo, CEO, SKI Khama Foundation
Editor's Comment
Everyone should be on high alert

Close to half a million people in the country have been fully vaccinated while over 800,000 have received their first doses. Botswana has tackled tough hurdles, but the race is far from over.Batswana are gearing up for the holidays and there will be a lot of movement across the country and outside the country. Social gatherings are back in full force and now more than ever, people should observe COVID-19 protocols.Our neighbouring country South...

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