Khama`s sister defends her media complaint

source: Mmegi

Jacqueline Khama, elder sister to President Ian Khama has said, through her lawyer, that she is asserting her right in dragging the Sunday Standard newspaper before the newly created Media Complaints Committee.

Parks Tafa has denied that his client is being used as a proxy by her brother to get even with the weekly. He said Jacqueline’s complaint against the newspaper has nothing to do with the recent decision by President Khama to threaten and then withdraw from suing the Sunday Standard following a story the paper carried on the death of John Kalafatis.

“She is an individual and like every citizen, she has got rights that deserve to be protected by the law. He (President Khama) does not make decisions on her behalf,” Tafa said. He stated that his client is concerned about a report by the Sunday Standard alleging that she was robbed in Ruretse by the late Kalafatis. “She has never resided in Ruretse and she does not know Kalafatis,” he said. He said that there was no [continue reading]

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