Masire, Marole and the spy

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Mmegi investigations into the business and financial dealings of the Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security, Isaac Kgosi, have revealed deeper connections to President Ian Khama’s own financial interests, as well as to former Debswana MD Blackie Marole and former Botswana Defence Force commander Tebogo Masire.

Mmegi reported earlier this month that as the Managing Director of Debswana in 2010, Marole offered the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) boss Isaac Kgosi’s private security company Silvershadows Pty (Ltd) a ‘Security Risk Evaluation’ tender for Debswana Diamond Company worth P200,000.

It emerged this week that at the time, the two were business partners in a company called Sediba Properties which they continue to co-own to-date.

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