Marshall fights back

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In a second appearance before the Special Select Parliamentary Committee investigating the collapse of the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC), former general manager for cattle procurement Clive Marshall has dismissed accusations that he is racist as blue lies.

In a protracted 21-page statement that sought to clear his name, Marshall said he was shocked by the "smear campaign" by fellow BMC insiders, who accused him of racism and driving the agenda of a "white feedlotting cartel."  He suggested that the insiders do not take seriously the oath to tell the Mephato Reatile-headed committee nothing but the truth.

"It is unfortunate that some people do not take the oath seriously. Lies have become the order of the day," he said.He dismissed former Executive Chairman of the BMC Dr Martin Mannathoko's testimony as motivated by "professional jealousy."

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