Monday, June 24, 2024

Government’s International Media Operation may mark the beginning of the end of Khama-Masisi feud

In accordance with Botswana’s presidential term limit, on the 31st of March 2018, Seretse Khama Ian Khama handed over the presidency of the Republic of Botswana to his Vice President Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi.

It has always been believed that Botswana’s constitutional provision for automatic succession wherein a Vice President automatically takes over the reigns when the incumbent president retires allowed smooth presidential transition.

The routine presidential transition was probably given credence when the incoming President Masisi assured the nation that Dr Khama would continue to play a crucial role in the daily affairs of the nation.

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