Botswana lambasts African dictators – NewsDay Zimbabwe

In a statement on Monday, the Ian Khama-led government said it was concerned about lack of democracy among African nations.

“The government of the Republic of Botswana wishes to express her concern regarding the disturbing trend, whereby, some political leaders refuse to relinquish power when their term of office expires. These leaders have now resorted to measures such as delaying holding of elections or amending their national constitutions to effectively extend their term of office,” the Southern African country said.

“The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a case in point. We continue to witness a worsening humanitarian situation in that country mainly because its leader has persistently delayed the holding of elections and has lost control over the…

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