The Monitor :: Kebonang Loses Matsheka
Banners
Banners
Banners
Banners
Last Updated
Wednesday 19 September 2018, 14:07 pm.
Banners
Kebonang Loses Matsheka

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary election in Lobatse attracted many voters, where the incumbent Sadique Kebonang lost his parliamentary seat to Thapelo Matsheka.
By Staff Writer Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:31 pm (GMT +2)
The Monitor :: Kebonang Loses Matsheka








This was evident as over 4,000 young and old party members came to cast their votes at the constituency.

The election for the BDP parliamentary candidate was contested by Matsheka who garnered 1,376 votes, the incumbent Lobatse legislator Kebonang with 1,073 votes, Kamal Jacobs with 1,219 votes, Lone Bome who got 66 votes, Patrick Kebailele with 218 and Ahmed Shabeer Ishmail with 317 votes cast. 

The Lobatse primaries showed that members wanted change, as most aspiring council candidates are new with other current councillors having lost. Those who had won could not help but celebrate others’ loss. 

However, chief election officer, Ame Mokoba has warned that stern action would be taken on

Banners

whoever is caught ‘celebrating’.  “Every candidate should talk to his or her supporters because action would be taken on candidates. This election is amongst BDP members and celebration is not allowed. We need each other going forward, especially in 2019,” he said.

Surprisingly only three candidates who lost elections came to witness the final verification as a majority did not bother to show up.  Only Mariam Kenosi, who was contesting for the Thema Motswedi ward council seat, indicated her protest.

“I am not accepting the results because people have been campaigning without hiding by the polling stations and some were openly rewarding people to vote for them,” she said.

Subscribe to our Newsletter
Banners
Banners
Banners


News
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 18:00 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:31 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:30 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:28 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:15 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:11 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:09 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:07 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:06 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:02 pm
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:01 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 18:00 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 14:14 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 14:06 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 14:06 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 14:06 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 14:00 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 13:54 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 13:54 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 13:53 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 13:51 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 13:50 pm
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 13:47 pm
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 18:00 pm
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 14:20 pm
Banners
Banners
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.7656
1 GBP = Pula   13.4590
1 EUR = Pula   11.9617
1 YEN = Pula   0.0882
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7938
1 Pula = USD   0.1024
1 Pula = GBP   0.0743
1 Pula = EUR   0.0836
1 Pula = YEN   11.34
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2597
Subscribe to our Newsletter
have a story? Send us a Tip
Banners
  • Previous
    The Predator
    Next
    Masa Centre
    ::: Friday 14 Sep - Thursday 20 Sep :::
    The Predator
    The Nun
    Mile 22
    Crazy Rich Asians
    Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation
  • Previous
    The Nun
    Next
    Riverwalk
    ::: Friday 14 Sep - Thursday 20 Sep :::
    The Nun
    The Predator
    Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation
    The Equalizer 2
  • Previous
    The Meg
    Next
    Gamecity
    ::: Friday 10 Aug - Sunday 07 Aug :::
    The Meg
    Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
    The Predator
    The Nun
    Mile 22
    Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation
    The Equalizer 2
Selefu
Maruping go a boelwa.
Banners
Banners
istanbul escort