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  • 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...

  • BDP members propose broadened VP role

    The commission is in Gaborone this week and different NGOs are expected to present their submissions to the commission.One of the critical issues the BDP members want to be changed in the constitution is a clause requiring a person who aspires to be...

  • Nothing wrong with automatic succession – Analyst

    Over the years it has been visible that no regime can avoid the challenges of leadership succession indefinitely.This has been the case for Botswana, which has had peaceful automatic succession since its independence 56 years ago.Even though Botswana...

  • Team Tsogwane launches campaign

    That did not exclude the BDP chairperson who is also the Vice President Slumber Tsogwane as he openly declared that he has made a lobbylist, which includes Kavis Kario as the secretary-general of the party.Tsogwane will battle it out with Nonofo...

  • BDP urges 'unity' for constant victory

    Speaking at the BDP's 58th National Council on Saturday, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said an essential pre-requisite to unity and its consolidation is unbridled discipline.The BDP national council is held under the theme, 'Unity and...

  • BDP structures are limping – Balopi

    Addressing members on the state of the party, he explained it was due to the fact that membership procedures were not complete.“Over and above that, the term of office of many structures had elapsed because the party took a deliberate resolution to...

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