Of Morupisi and moral probity in Botswana politics

Controversial: The ascendance of Morupisi as the BPF chairperson has ignited debate PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Controversial: The ascendance of Morupisi as the BPF chairperson has ignited debate PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

FRANCISTOWN: Former Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Carter Morupisi, was recently thrust into the spotlight again after he was elected as the new chairperson of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) at its extraordinary congress that was held in Gaborone.

Morupisi, who spent his whole life working for government until he ascended to the plum job of PSP, ingloriously left the government enclave after he was charged with criminal offences.

In 2022, the High Court in Gaborone convicted Morupisi of one count of money laundering and two counts of corruption. However, Morupisi escaped spending time in jail after he was fined and given suspended sentences on all his counts.

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