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Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe: All that’s left is for them to kill me

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The president’s sister-in-law has been left apparently deeply shaken by being caught up in the power struggles of Botswana.


15 Nov 2019
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Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe: All that’s left is for them to kill me

Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe onstage during the press conference for the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at Sandton Convention Center on July 9, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Picture: Jemal Countess / Getty Images for Global Citizen

Mining magnate Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe wants South African authorities to investigate whether a slew of allegations against her, some of which were supported by the Botswana government, were being used in a political conspiracy which she believes could have ended in her being killed. According to an article in Botswana publication The Voice, a divorce case involving a Botswana intelligence agent saw his estranged wife “expose” a political espionage blueprint supposedly used for this year’s elections in which prominent members and allies of opposition parties would be targeted for “black propaganda” and ultimately “eliminated if necessary”. Motsepe-Radebe, the wife of former...

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