Ramsay almost calls Mogae a liar

Government spin doctor Dr Jeff Ramsay
Government spin doctor Dr Jeff Ramsay

Not in so many words, Government spin-doctor Dr Jeff Ramsay said in a media statement yesterday that while the government appreciated Mogae has the right to freedom of expression it (Government) would not sit by and say nothing in its own defence.

“As a democratic Government, we respect opinions and welcome criticism from all quarters. This is as true for retired political leaders as it is of any other Motswana,” The statement was in direct contrast to Mogae’s assertion President Ian Khama’s administration had become averse to dissent and no longer observed the rule of law.

He further says, “and Botswana did not simply deport people, contrary to Mogae’s assertion Botswana had deported over 2000 potential investors. As any other country, Botswana had security considerations when it came to which foreigners should stay within its borders, “he said.

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