MISA condemns Khama's threats

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It is regrettable to note that President Ian Khama is on a crusade to lambast the private media. The President appears to have lost trust in the private media and has resorted to using any platform available to discredit it.

The renewed attacks started in Maun during the President’s Day holiday where the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) had gathered for an elective congress. When delivering a keynote address, the President told the gathering that some members of the media are biased in their reporting and do not dig facts before publishing.

He advised the gathering to share with the media what they feel is right because otherwise the media will have a field day defaming them for no reason besides making enormous profits.

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