Words that changed the race

Seretse not shaken by Khama's words
Seretse not shaken by Khama's words

While holding an emergency meeting with senior party members in Palapye on Monday, President Ian Khama uttered a few words that have shaken the race for the chairmanship of his party, that also have serious consequences on the political future of some of the candidates.

President Ian Khama’s alleged endorsement of his Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi for the chairmanship of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has stirred a hornet’s nest and is likely to shatter many dreams.

So far, the jostling for party positions has intensified, and there are allegations othat some lobby groups are striking off some names of candidates, in preference of others.

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Let the law take its course

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