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  • BCP chooses aspirant candidates

    The two council wards primary elections that BCP held include Tumasera and Nkange north. According to BCP spokesperson, Mpho Pheko, they managed to hold peaceful primary elections over the weekend. “We want to thank our members who participated in...

  • Police, BDF Ill-Resourced At Roadblocks - Report

    Moreover, due to the initial non-centralised issuance of permits, there was an influx of permits approved by various authorities, thus exposing their issuance to abuse. The audit by Auditor General Pulane Letebele stated: “This had caused increased...

  • Create jobs - Saleshando

    He expressed worry that instead of creating the much needed jobs for locals, government ministries had engaged foreign consultants or foreign-based service providers.Responding to the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Wednesday, Saleshando said...

  • Women politicians seek inclusion

    According to the Gender Links consultant under political participation, Chigedze Chinyepi they want the commission to have 60% of women and 40% of men or at least 50% each representation from both parties.“In fact we call for a total overhaul of...

  • Lotty faces disciplinary action

    This comes after the mayor for Gaborone City Council (GCC), Father Maphongo reported the trio to the party for giving him a hard time to work well at the city council. The mayor is fed up and ready to quit if no action is taken against the...

  • One But Two MPs Get Apology

    This follows an impromptu kgotla meeting at the President's behest last week in which residents and government officials attended. With the MPs nowhere in sight at the 'important' meeting, this stood out like a sore thumb for attendees...

  • Suspended Councillors Want Case Heard

    The councillors, Collen Mochotlhi, Slumber Mokgosi, Seilatsatsi Kgokong and Molemisi Motsewabathata, are frustrated that they have been suspended for 60 days. They say so far there is no word from the BDP office or party disciplinary committee. “At...

  • Malefho Unceremoniously Fired

    Malefho, who was working as a medical doctor at Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital, was supposed to exit his employment contract on March 31, 2022. “It is true. I was called by the human resource officer on Thursday to come and get my dismissal...

  • Madigele eyes BDP SG position

    Apart from the current secretary-general Mpho Balopi who has a fall out with President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Phakalane businessman Lesang Magang has shown interest gto contest the position. Balopi has been asked by the President to step down since they...

  • Masisi, Khama fight divides the nation

    University of Botswana lecturer in politics and administrative studies, Adam Mfundisi says the rivalry between Khama and Masisi can be traced to the ascendance to the highest political office by Masisi on April 1, 2018 or round about. “Upon...

  • Rapelana steps down from BCP leadership

    She is the first woman to serve as the BCP chairperson after previously serving the party in different capacities. Rapelana told Mmegi that what makes her smile everyday is the growth of her party from the time they formed it after defecting from the...

  • BNF postpones elective congress again

    The party’s central committee took a decision to postpone the congress at its weekend meeting. This is because most of the party structures’ mandates have elapsed while some do not exist at all. The postponement will also help those who want to...

  • Balopi refuses to step down

    It’s almost four weeks now since Balopi was allegedly asked to resign.Mmegi has learnt that all is not well between the two that recently, Vice President and party chairperson, Slumber Tsogwane and a duo of party elders had reportedly met with...

  • Bathusi Concedes Defeat

    Bathusi says she is happy with the numbers she got and it really shows that women can make it since men are not used to contesting with women for certain positions, especially high ones. For her, the result shows that slowly members are starting to...

  • BCP Warns Members Against Dirty Politics

    Speaking during the BCP elective conference over the weekend, Rapelana said elections within the party are not supposed to be treated as if a member is contesting with an opponent from another party. “We could have learnt a lot from what happened...

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