Khama`s cut speech raises eyebrows

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

In a shocking event, a defaced speech by President Ian Khama to Kweneng District Council (KDC) was circulated to the media in Molepolole.

Khama read the speech at the full council meeting where he had gone together with his Cabinet to address councillors. Besides Khama, council chairman Motlhopi Leo also read his speech before the full council meeting.

However, Mmegi was shocked to receive a mutilated eight-page Khama speech. The last two pages were partly cut out. On page seven, right at the top, paragraph 17, a sentence referring to the recent walkout by Gaborone City Council (GCC) opposition councillors is there. But the sentence is incomplete, as the other part has been cut out with what looks like a pair of scissors.

The next page, page eight, shows paragraph 19, which is also incomplete.However, the paragraph, which has not been severely cut out points out that “…I do not see how anyone can report fully and truthfully if they have denied themselves the [continue reading]


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