Masisi responds to Khama, UDC

Mokgweetsi Masisi PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Mokgweetsi Masisi PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has not taken kindly to allegations that Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), with the help of the electoral commission and spy agency rigged the October 23 elections.

Responding to questions at the State House during a press conference this week he did not have kind words for the petitioners. On November 26, 2019 the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) led by its President Duma Boko filed 16 Parliamentary elections petitions at the High Court citing irregularities.

“What ‘s at test is the integrity of our governance. It is not longer Mokgweetsi Masisi. It is no longer the BDP. It is the integrity of our governance. It is the integrity of our institutions. It is also a questioning, a disparaging questions particularly those external aided and abetted by all those internal. Whatever they feel injured by the outcome of elections to also be disparaging not only to the institutions but also to the people of Botswana,” Masisi said.

Editor's Comment
Khama should desist from dirty campaigns

However, as a newspaper, we want to raise few disquiets for the umpteenth time with Khama, of course, and remind him that the country that he is robustly de-campaigning is now feeling the pain of his harm. Batswana need Khama to use his conservationist credentials to good use and benefit a country that is working so hard to achieve the high-income status by diversifying its economy away from diamond reliance.Khama has played his part unobstructed...

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