Thursday, April 25, 2024

Accusing Khama of supporting trophy import ban is like accusing the Pope of being Catholic

Quite inadvertently, Botswana Government is lending former president Ian Khama credit he will most certainly relish, but under circumstances he does not deserve.

What has been playing out in Central London this past is perhaps one of the most enduring examples of just how clumsy Botswana Government has been when it comes to key strategic communications.

It is also the reason why an entire state machinery has been losing every Public Relations battle to one man – Ian Khama, since they declared him public enemy number one.

By the look of things, the British House of Lords will pass a Bill that bans the import of trophy into that country.

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