The President’s choice

Botswana Cabinet in session PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Botswana Cabinet in session PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Whilst it is the prerogative of a sitting president to make Cabinet appointments and reshuffles he feels will help him run the government, a million pula question is, what influences presidents to make considerations for appointments at Executive level? Writes Mmegi Staffer RYDER GABATHUSE

Cabinet is an advisory body made up of the heads of the Executive departments. Its members solely serve at the pleasure of a sitting president and are mostly the President’s closest confidants.

It is the dream of ruling party legislators to serve in Cabinet and with limited opportunities, the President exercises his constitutional power to appoint 18 Ministers and seven Assistant Ministers.

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‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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