Khama - Sesana deal


President Ian Khama’s latest move to kiss and make up with some leaders of the Basarwa community left the inhabitants of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve(CKGR)settlements, their advocates, stakeholders and funders in a state of confusion.

At the centre of the confusion is the government’s sudden change of heart over its hard-line stance on issues that affect Basarwa living within the CKGR. While some appear to be comfortable with the latest development, others are already sensing a well-calculated strategy by Ian Khama to paralyse the Basarwa movement.

The government’s sudden change of heart comes a few days after President Khama set up a task force to look into the Basarwa’s leader and hero Roy Sesana’s appeal for mercy for Basarwa from Khama in a meeting that was held at the Office of the President (OP) recently.

Editor's Comment
Respect public institutions Mr Pres

Leaders must uphold the rule of law and ensure justice, but Masisi’s remarks raise serious concerns on the separation of powers and the independence of the justice system.Masisi’s claim that he personally instructed authorities not to handcuff Khama, regardless of the legal circumstances, undermines the principles of justice and equality before the law.As Head of State, Masisi should respect the judicial process and avoid interfering in...

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