MISA shocked by Salbany's banishment


The declaration of private lawyer Joao Carlos Salbany as an unwanted person in Botswana at the weekend is a fly in the ointment in the first 100 days of President Mokgweetsi Masisi who has given Batswana every reason to look to the future with renewed confidence.

After a strong man at the helm, President Masisi is a breath of fresh air who in one master stroke recently gave Batswana cause to celebrate when he relieved the head of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) Isaac Kgosi, of his duties, bringing to an end the era of a man associated with an unprecedented number of PI’s and an end to basic freedoms including freedom of speech as Batswana knew it.

The new president certainly started well returning Botswana to the comity of civilized nations by visiting first several neighbouring countries, including Salbany’s South Africa, before taking in a couple of distant lengths. This has looked like the programme of a man eager to tackle the problems of his country that include corruption and a disturbing absence from the international stage without forgetting the bread and butter issues of the average citizens.

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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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