Mokone dares Khama

Outsa Mokone with Spencer Mogapi PIC THALEFANG CHARLES
Outsa Mokone with Spencer Mogapi PIC THALEFANG CHARLES

The editor of the Sunday Standard, Outsa Mokone has said they will not apologise to President Ian Khama, even after the threat of a defamation suit from the first citizen.

Yesterday the state newspaper, the Daily News reported that the Sunday Standard newspaper could face a civil claim for defamation following its publication of a story headlined, ‘President hit in car accident while driving alone at night’, which appeared in the paper’s edition of August 31 to September 6, 2014.

Yesterday, a defiant Mokone said they have decided to ignore the letter from Khama’s lawyers, Collins Newman and Company. The lawyers had given the paper until September 26 to retract its story and apologise to Khama fully and unconditionally.

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