Khama refuses to bury the hatchet with Masisi

Khama and Masisi PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Khama and Masisi PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

The white house at Plot 3121 President’s Drive in Gaborone Central, the new office of former president Ian Khama, has become the source of a raging storm within the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).

That is why on Tuesday this week, the ruling BDP Council of Elders including former vice president Ponatshego Kedikilwe, David Magang, Ray Molomo, Peter Siele and Patrick Balopi, knocked on the black gate of the white house on President’s Drive with olive peace branches seeking the reconciliation of the former president and his successor, President Mokgweetsi Masisi.

The veterans are worried that the tension between Khama and Masisi is fuelling divisions within the party and is not good for the government.

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