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Tsaone Basimanebotlhe
  • BDP warned of prodigals returning home

    He told members to be cautious of others who have not been active in the party since the 2019 general elections and want to return to the BDP to position themselves for positions.Phane was welcoming members to his region and giving them the state of...

  • Mochotlhi gets unexpected day in the sun

    Mochotlhi said the members asked him to stand after the person they were supporting in the youth wing contest, Otsile Machola popularly called ‘Chencha Magiya’, was disqualified due to the age limit that was set between 16 and 35.Mochotlhi is 33...

  • Molatlhegi unperturbed by recent loss

    He says it is all water under the bridge as he now focuses on working for the BNF. Molatlhegi was voted by 67 delegates while Boko got 967 votes in the race. Molatlhegi said he is committed to the ideals of the BNF.Many thought that Molatlhegi and...

  • BDP youth trio slug it out

    Some of the members who are eyeing the national youth executive committee (NYEC) chairperson position are Kabelo Masvingo Mhuriro, Tinah Tametu and Tony Sebabi.The elective congress is held under the theme: "United and Consolidated" and it...

  • BDP Youth congress: A vital kingmaker

    The BDP will hold its elective congress for the Central Committee (CC) in Tsabong later this month. Usually, some party elders use youth congresses to campaign and ensure that their lobby lists win.Youth in politics are key players when it comes to...

  • BDP reserves comment on Matsheka

    The Lobatse legislator is one of the suspects in Tlotso Karema’s death. The former Minister of Finance has been detained together with Councillor for Peleng East, Ontiretse Mosimanewamacha and Tlotso's Aunt, Nono Karema.Tlotso’s stepfather a...

  • BNF calls for veteran association congress

    When giving the state of the party address recently at the party congress that was held at Ba Isago University in Gaborone, former BNF secretary-general, Moeti Mohwasa said the association has been attacking the party and tarnishing its image...

  • Only MPs in Botswana can attend Parly virtually

    The chief whip told The Monitor on Saturday that virtual meetings should be attended by Members of Parliament (MPs) who are in the country.This comes after legislators agreed on a policy to bar all those attending from outside the country.The move...

  • BDP national council endorses decentralisation

    The decentralisation exercise garnered strong support from all the party members, as the national council further upheld that, “land within such district should not bear names that confer or intimate ethnicity in their naming, administration as a...

  • Women politicians fight discrimination

    The women came from five major political parties namely the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Botswana National Front (BNF), Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) and Alliance for Progressives (AP).The women politicians believe...

  • BDP wants ex-presidents out of politics

    In their submission before the commission, the BDP attorney Basimane Bogopa said; “former presidents should fulfill the role of being statesmen/women and as far as possible be restricted from taking up political office and formal employment. This...

  • Red Cross suspends two employees

    The duo had been asked to show cause why additional charges may not be added to the existing ones.A letter dated July 8, 2022, written by Programmes Manager, Tshepo Garethata, stated: “On or about Thursday, July 2022, you transmitted an electronic...

  • Red Cross wants ex-officio seat in Parly

    When making submissions to the presidential constitutional review hearing last week, secretary-general of the organisation, Kutlwano Mukokomani said it is rather pertinent that the society gains a seat within the National Assembly to perform its...

  • BDP proposes 40% non-MPs in Cabinet

    The party was represented by its attorney, Basimane Bogopa and David Magang who is a member of BDP council of elders.Bogopa said the move will help the Members of Parliament (MPs) to focus mostly on their constituencies since some complain that they...

  • 'We were subjected to mob justice'

    When addressing the media this morning, the quintet revealed that they were never charged by their party after receiving suspension letters. The five MPs are the new Leader of Opposition (LoO) Dithapelo Keorapetse, Never Tshabang, David Tshere, Kenny...

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