Masisi: A year later

Masisi taking an oath of office
Masisi taking an oath of office

It may not have been an easy year for President Mokgweetsi Masisi as the helmsman at the Office of the President (OP), but certainly he has been in control. Upon ascending to the throne on April 1, 2018, Masisi purposed it upon himself to turn the situation around at the OP with his reform agenda. He had promised the nation that his government would amongst others be transparent, consult and combat corruption in all its forms and manifestations. True to this character, Mmegi Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE reports that signs are abundant that things are turning around

FRANCISTOWN: Upon assuming the reigns of power at the OP, Masisi did the unthinkable when he shortly cracked the whip and fired Isaac Kgosi who was by then the director general of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS).

Masisi left the nation guessing as he did not specify the reason’s for Kgosi’s axing.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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