DIS slush funds claims rock BDP

source: Sunday Standard
by OLIVER MODISE
08-08-2010

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party is being suspected of building a slush fund from the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services unaccounted money to buy opposition politicians as part of its strategy to stem the tide of resignations.

This comes in the wake of complaints by the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and Botswana National Front (BNF) leaders that the BDP has been trying to lure its MPs with promises of money and cabinet positions.

BMD spokesperson told Sunday Standard this week that the BDP has been trying to induce some of their MPs to cross to the BDP with promises of money and cabinet posts.

“Some of our MPs have been approached; they have been promised cabinet positions and money, but they turned down [continue reading]

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