Botswana's former president Ian Khama quits ruling party - Daily Nation
In Summary
  • It is the first time in Botswana that an ex-president has abandoned the ruling Botswana Democratic Party.
  • Thousands of people who thronged the meeting at the town's showgrounds also threw away their BDP membership cards.
  • Masisi will contest his first election in October this year, which analysts warn will not be a tough run for the BDP.