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  • BDP Mogoditshane branch in factional feud

    A meeting that took the decision is alleged to have been convened without the branch chairperson’s knowledge and it intended to take him out as he is said to be anti-Member of Parliament for the area, Tumiso Rakgare.Insiders at Mogoditshane told...

  • OP responds to Saleshando

    He was responding to the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Dumelang Saleshando who felt that President Mokgweetsi Masisi appointed the Commission of Inquiry without any input from Parliament and therefore, it does not know what to do.“It is going...

  • MPs demand update on PNR deal

    This was after the MP for Selebi-Phikwe West, Dithapelo Keorapetse requested the minister responsible to update Parliament on the conclusion of the exclusivity period, the consequent signing of the purchase agreement and fulfilment of the transaction...

  • Councils to improve service delivery

    According to the ministry’s spokesperson Masego Ramakgathi, they took stock of the ministry’s past performance and equally deliberated on the five-year Strategy and Transformation Plan (MSTP 2021-2025), Reset Agenda as well as the National...

  • Parly rejects Btv transformation Bill

    Fifteen members supported the motion while 23 rejected it. Sixteen members were absent in Parliament on the day of voting.When debating a motion before Parliament, Boko said a free, objective, skilled media is an essential component of any democratic...

  • ‘Transfer Land Board powers to dikgosi’

    They expressed this in most of the kgotla meetings addressed by the Presidential Enquiry Commission on the constitutional review. Their main gripe is that families are suffering and therefore, failure by the Land Boards to allocate plots to the...

  • Residents call for direct presidential election

    Speaking during the Presidential Commission of inquiry on the review of the Constitution of the country, Moatlhodi Baaitse said; “ gone are the times when one automatically knows that if he/she is Vice President then they will become the next...

  • New stand-alone department christened, allotted P19m

    The EID will be responsible for monitoring the interests, income, assets and liabilities of any category of persons, to detect and prevent corruption, money laundering and acquisition of property from proceeds of other offences.The directorate will...

  • BDP to scrutinise Ledumadumane East loss

    Already the mini-report, which has been taken to the party chairperson Slumber Tsogwane, while a proper and complete one is yet to be made, has pointed fingers at some members who allegedly played a role in the by-election loss. The BDP members...

  • State of BDP concerns Balopi

    The BDP did not perform well in the by-elections having been outmuscled by the coalition, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), most recently at Ledumadumane East in the Mogoditshane constituency last Saturday. The by-elections for 11 other council...

  • A call for establishment of the Constitutional Court

    When making contributions to some of the issues that they want to be looked at in the Constitution, residents of Lobatse said it is time the country has a Constitutional Court since issues concerning the Constitution are not properly looked at as...

  • Calls to rename Ntlo Ya Dikgosi

    Different speakers at the kgotla meeting believe that if Ntlo Ya Dikgosi is renamed to House of Representatives, the move would allow room for other tribes to be represented.The speakers believe that the current setup closes other tribes out of full...

  • Masisi chooses BDP PEEC

    Where it was previously a norm that the committee could have 15 members or less, now Masisi chose 25 members of his loyalists.According to the BDP constitution, sub-committees are the Presidents’ discretion and it does not specify the number of...

  • UDC win unseats BDP

    In the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) camp, supporters were left licking their wounds and shedding tears as they lost the ward. As the only parties contesting the ward, each had done all there was to campaign and secure the residents of Ledumadumane...

  • Race for GC mayorship begins

    As the campaigns for the seat heat up, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillors are divided on the person they would like to field. It is not yet clear whether Father Maphongo will defend his mayoral seat at the upcoming GCC meeting scheduled...

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