More deportations under Khama
More people have been deported from this country since President Ian Khama took over power in 2008, compared to the near two-decade era of former president, Sir Ketumile Masire.
During Masire’s 18 years in power, there were only 115 deportations, while under Khama, 404 people have been expelled from the country so far.
These figures emerged in Parliament last week although no names (presidents) were mentioned.
Parliament was told that 404 foreigners were deported from the country since April 2008 to March, 2010.
The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Peter Siele said from April 1980 to March 1998, 115 persons were deported from the country. From April 1998 to March 2008, 790 were deported and 404 for the period April 2008 to March 2010. The minister stated that the deportations were made under [continue reading]