Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Khama family’s BDF tender capture irks Mmusi

Minister of Defence, Kagiso Mmusi, has taken a swipe at the Khama family’s long known history of involvement in the Botswana Defense Force’s (BDF) procurement system.

Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Mmusi brought attention to Seleka Springs, a company owned by the Khama brothers, Tshekedi and Anthony(both siblings to former State President and BDF Commander, Ian Khama).

Seleka Springs is alleged to have won millions of Pula in BDF tenders throughout the Khama era, spanning Ian Khama’s time as BDF Commander and his two consecutive ten-year terms as Vice President and President. Mmusi, in a bid to preserve the integrity of Botswana’s security institutions, declared his commitment to preventing any capture of procurement processes.

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