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  • VP Lesang, Seretse dump BPF

    The Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) vice president, Caroline Lesang has resigned from the party with immediate effect. A letter from her dated February 1, 2023, reads: “Please accept this letter as my formal resignation from the BPF.I write formally...

  • BDP welcomes Lesaso, recruits 94

    The recruits are from different wards within the Shoshong constituency. They were received during the official welcome of the area Member of Parliament (MP), Aubrey Lesaso on Saturday.When welcoming the new members, BDP president Mokgweetsi Masisi...

  • Research calls for Electoral Act amendment

    Some of the recommendations are that the counting of ballots should be done at the polling stations to allay fears of cheating and rigging.It stated that this recommendation, which has been repeatedly made during elections audit workshops, is in...

  • Stop fueling hatred between us- Masisi

    Masisi’s tone was more reconciliatory. When addressing democrats during the welcome ceremony for the Member of Parliament for Shoshong, Aubrey Lesaso who was a BNF member of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Masisi urged members of his...

  • BDP old faces resurface

    For example, the former Minister and Ngami MP Jacob Nkate, former BDP Secretary-General (SG) Thato Kwerepe and current BDP SG Kavis Kario are expected to make a comeback in the upcoming primaries.The trio will battle for the Ngami constituency....

  • BUAN suspends deputy Vice Chancellor

    Nsoso, who was on sick leave, was served with a letter on Wednesday this week. Nsoso is BUAN's Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research.“It is true the suspension letter was delivered to my house. There is no show cause in that...

  • UDC, BCP invade Maun

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) will host its rallies on Saturday while Botswana Congress Party (BCP) will hold its own on Sunday.This was disclosed by Botswana Congress Party (BCP) secretary general Goretetse Kekgonegile who said even...

  • BDP admits election discrepancies

    Kentse’s acknowledgement follows yesterday’s statement from Botswana National Front (BNF) spokesperson Justin Hunyepa accusing BDP members of stealing their own election ballots. In the statement, Hunyepa said some BDP members were caught...

  • Masisi to officially welcome Lesaso

    Lesaso jumped ship from the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and joined the BDP last year. The much-anticipated welcome was initially postponed in 2022 due to bad weather.According to the party spokesperson, Kagelelo Kentse,the celebration will...

  • Gaoberekwe's body still in morgue

    The family wants the government to allow it to bury their father in the CKGR. It is now a year and a month since Gaoberekwe’s body has been lying at Joyce Funeral Parlour in Gantsi. “Our stand is still the same. If anyone wants to bury our father...

  • BCP/BNF fights will never end

    The BCP is a BNF splinter party having been formed in 1998 when 11 BNF legislators left ahead of the 1999 election. This bad blood is fuelled among others by members from the two parties who do not easily trust each other.In some cases, the BNF has...

  • Tshere denies Dikoloti leak

    In the leaked telephone audio Tshere made a call to Dikoloti telling him that residents of Mahalapye are complaining about medication shortage in clinics and hospitals. Dikoloti asked Tshere to tell the relevant officers to order medication at...

  • Tshere must continue info leaking - BNFYL

    Kgosidintsi said Tshere must leak all the conversations that expose incompetence. She blamed the collapse of the health sector on some members of the BDP National Youth Executive.“An additional member of a committee owns a company which sold masks...

  • Long serving Ghanzi councillor dies at 51

    “His passing is a heavy blow to the Party owing to his character and calibre as a humble member of the party and servant of his constituents whom they had entrusted with representation for 27 years to date. He was introduced to politics at a young...

  • Ministry heightens medical supplies search

    “That in realising the dire state of availability of medicines in the country and the challenges with sourcing, towards the end of last year, my Ministry made an appeal to our foreign missions through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to assist with...

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