Nothing wrong with automatic succession – Analyst


Automatic succession in democratic governments and political parties is an ubiquitous but relatively understudied phenomenon where the political becomes intensely personal and vice versa.

Over the years it has been visible that no regime can avoid the challenges of leadership succession indefinitely.

This has been the case for Botswana, which has had peaceful automatic succession since its independence 56 years ago.

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Let the law take its course

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