UDC rebuts Masisi assassination hearsays

Duma Boko and other UDC leaders at a press conference PIC: KARABO KGOSI
Duma Boko and other UDC leaders at a press conference PIC: KARABO KGOSI

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has responded to allegations that President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s life is under threat.

The UDC hosted a press conference at the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) house on Wednesday afternoon to respond to the allegations and another story, which puts says the party’s president, Duma Boko was in cahoots with people who want to topple Masisi. The stories that the party addressed at the press conference were from some weekend publications.

Boko labelled these reports baseless and frivolous, saying they lacked evidence. He even questioned the “government’s inability to confirm or deny the reports”. 

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