Botswana Braces for High Stakes Election Later This Month

October 18, 2019 02:31 AM

Election fever is mounting in Botswana as voters prepare to go to the polls Oct. 23.  Former President Ian Khama has formed a breakaway party to seek the presidency because of policy differences with his handpicked successor, President Mokgweetsi Masisi. And an opposition coalition also is campaigning to form a new government. From Gaborone, Botswana, Mqondisi Dube has more.