Making a mark in Botswana
On the surface, Botswana’s election brought little in the way of change, with the ruling party continuing its five-decade grip on power. But political wrangling may have left an indelible mark on the country
Shortly after his Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) was declared the overwhelming winner of the October 23 election, President Mokgweetsi Masisi told journalists: "Botswana is still Botswana, and Batswana are still Batswana."
It was an important point to underscore, he said, given suggestions "that we may have changed"...