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  • Masisi instructs party structures to renew mandate

    Already, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has written a letter instructing his party's regions, branches, wards and cells to hold their congresses to renew the party structures’ mandate. The BDP has 57 branch committees and is resident in 14...

  • BCP mulls over party ticket

    Equally, the party will make a resolution on the future of its affiliation with the UDC. BCP’s central committee called an urgent meeting on Saturday and consultation is still ongoing.The party’s spokesperson, Mpho Pheko told The Monitor they...

  • Is the sun setting on UDC?

    Opposition parties have already started fighting for council seats given events in recent by-elections. The fights started last year with the 11 vacant council seat positions and now the situation with the candidacy for the Bophirima ward council...

  • Health ministry reserves COVID-19 funds

    Presenting his ministry’s recurrent and development budget proposal recently, Dikoloti told Parliament that there is progress so far in preventing the spread of COVID-19 infections.“Successful delivery of vaccines were made possible following the...

  • High maternal mortality worries gov’t

    In his recurrent and development budget proposal recently, Dikoloti said the situation has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.“According to Statistics Botswana (2019), Botswana’s Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) is estimated at 166.3 deaths per...

  • Opposition membership exodus begins

    Recently, different party members within opposition have been defecting to each other’s parties as they seek greener pastures.It is evident that the members want to position themselves where they stand a good chance for candidacy in 2024 general...

  • UDC fails to identify Bophirima ward candidate

    So far three parties have shown interest to contest in the area as opposition parties being Botswana National Front (BNF), Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and the Alliance for Progressives (AP).This is despite the opposition bloc having had agreed to...

  • BNF Kweneng region endorses Boko

    The regional congress is made up of eight constituencies, which are both Molepolole North and South, Mmakgodi-Gabane, Thamaga-Kumakwane, Lentsweletau-Mmopane, Letlhakeng-Lephephe, Mogoditshane, and Takatokwane. Boko will be challenged by Baatlhodi...

  • BCP embarks on membership drive

    The purpose of the drive is to re-energise party structures, revive the love for the party, the spirit of work, and also for the public to feel the presence of the BCP as it used to.The recruitment drive launch will be held on Sunday in the Gaborone...

  • BDP head honchos intervene in Mogoditshane dissension

    The other purpose of the meeting was for Kgathi to understand what could have exactly transpired during the Ledumadumane East by-election. People called to the Kgathi meeting included the Member of Parliament for the area, Tumiso Rakgare and...

  • Traditional doctor's word divides village

    On Wednesday last week, there was an all-out strike over the traditional doctor’s alleged ‘prophesy’ that divided residents leaving some buildings destroyed as many believed what he allegedly told the father of the 25-year-old missing person in...

  • P34.3m-owed WUC moves to disconnect

    Lastly... the corporation has implemented the last option to recover customer debt effective February 1, 2022, by disconnecting all connections with overdue debt without further notice. The corporation has put in place measures to facilitate easier...

  • BNF splits hairs over presidential challenger

    The BNF is supposed to go to its elective party congress in July this year. However, Molatlhegi’s expression of interest in the BNF presidential election seems to be changing the dimension of the lobby team’s campaign within the party. It was...

  • BDP aims to retain Bophirima ward

    Of recent, the BDP has been losing badly in by-elections. Out of 12 that have so far been held, the BDP has only won three wards and lost nine to opposition parties. The candidate for BDP is Onkemetse Mothei while opposition parties are yet to decide...

  • Opposition clash over Bophirima ward 

    This has since enraged some coalition members who feel 'enough is enough'. Already the BCP, which is an affiliate to the UDC, has compromised on the Lentsweletau, Metsimotlhabe and Tamasane wards. According to the Independent Electoral...

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