Masisi-Khama Relationship Remains Hazy

Masisi and Khama on Saturday in Gaborone
Masisi and Khama on Saturday in Gaborone

PALAPYE: It was not entirely convincing whether President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor Ian Khama were ready to smoke the peace pipe when the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) emerged from a national retreat on Saturday.

After the retreat, party secretary general Mpho Balopi told a press conference that for the first time after a long time, Masisi and Khama had a plausible lunch together.

Balopi saw that as a positive step to reviving their soiled relationship, but no matter how much he tried to convince the press conference that was held at Majestic Five Hotel, something still seemed amiss.

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