'He's a family friend' - Motsepe defends meeting with Botswana's Ian Khama

The claims about the Motsepes' alleged involvement in Botswana politics were reported in the newspaper in April.

It said Motsepe and his sister donated R22m and R11m, respectively, towards Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi's presidential campaign ahead of Botswana Democratic Party's elective conference in May. Venson-Moitoi is said to be Khama's close ally.

The newspaper alleged that the Motsepes wanted Khama's ally to take over as president of the country.

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