Financial backers of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Boko range from the United States’ millionaire private equity companies, holly-wood actors, controversial wealthy businessmen in South Africa as well as Canadian billionaires, Botswana Gazette has established.


Boko revealed Thomas Zimmer, an 80 year old Canadian billionaire as having been his mentor for years now. He said Zimmer has provided guidance and advice to him during his budding political career. Boko confirmed that he has a very close and personal relationship with Zimmer and states that, “he shares words of wisdom with me, he guides me and advises me, I am in good hands.”


Russell Dixon is the Executive Managing Director and Chairman of RH Capital Global Group and its related companies. According to RH Capital website, Dixon has held key positions in national and global companies within the investment and institutional real estate arena. He is one of the foremost leaders nationally in the multifamily real estate. Further, information on his company website says that Dixon served as the Head of Insignia/ESG, a New York based (NYSE) global real estate investment and services firm, and previously the Global Co-Head of CBRE’s Institutional Account Group, where he formulated and directed the CBRE National Multi Housing team platform executing in excess of $10-20 billion annually in major property and portfolio transactions..

RH Capital is a private equity investment management firm that invests for a collection of families, high net worth individuals and institutions in varied strategic business opportunities in varied industry sectors including technology, media, entertainment, financial services real estate and other alternative classes.


According to Moti Group website, South African entrepreneur Zunaid Moti was born in 1974 and spent the majority of his life in the business hub of South Africa, Sandton, Johannesburg, where he heads the Moti Group of Companies. The Moti Group now directly and indirectly employs 2500 people throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Moti’s passions are diverse, from mining, aviation, and fashion to mention but a few. The company website describes Moti as “a numbers man”.