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5 Reasons Why Botswana’s ‘Days Of Good Governance Seem Long Gone’ According To Duma Boko

Duma Boko penned an article for foreign policy titled “It’s Not Just Elephants That Are Under Attack in Botswana” and in this article he cited 5 Reasons Why Botswana’s ‘Days Of Good Governance Seem Long Gone’ According to the Botswana’s opposition leader.

1. “Over the last few months, having been physically harassed by police, my home raided by tax officials”

2. “Light aircraft repeatedly impounded by the authorities—which prevents our campaigning in remote areas”

3.”The championing of environmental conservation has not only been ditched but reversed”

4. “Transferring the independent anti-corruption agencies—the Financial Intelligence Agency and the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime—into the president’s office”

5.” Shortly after Masisi’s elevation to the presidency, state police physically prevented independent journalists from covering the arrival home of the Botswanan athletics team from the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.”

6. “Masisi’s government has sought to insert itself into a private court case that aimed to overturn colonial-era anti-gay laws”

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