Route taken to finally oust ‘unshaken’ Butale

Biggie Butale PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Biggie Butale PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

In some instances, a leader of a political party getting hit with damning allegations of sexual abuse would have been enough to end their political career. But that is not how former president of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) Biggie Butale’s ship capsised. Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE follows the resistance and fall of the ‘unshaken’ vessel.

Butale’s vessel did not go down like the mighty Titanic and there was no iceberg. His enemies have been plotting their various machinations, setting traps and some sort of Bermuda Triangles of their own to finally vanquish him off ‘their’ party once and for all.

Of course, this was not a myth and they could not just simply remove Butale because they felt like it, the man was democratically elected into the position. With countless court victories against them, Butale’s rival faction had to navigate the water and steady the sea.


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