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Tsaone Basimanebotlhe
  • Another opposition coalition in the offing?

    Already there is a group within the BCP that is lobbying for the party to leave the UDC and form an alliance with the Alliance for Progressives (AP).As such a BCP national executive committee (NEC) meeting scheduled to be held after the holidays will...

  • BDP member sues another

    The intended lawsuit emanated from the BDP Mogoditshane branch committee differences that forced the party central committee to intervene.However, it has since emerged that some committee members were not in agreement with the decisions they reached...

  • BCP to take action against its MPs

    The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has informed this publication that the party executive committee will decide on what action to take against Members of Parliament (MPs) who are refusing to assist the party with campaigns at Bophirima ward...

  • BCP declares political war at Bophirima

    Following the fallout between BCP and Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) over the ward, BCP decided to field its own candidate, Peter Mogapi.With AP supporting the BCP decision, Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF), on the other hand, decided to rally...

  • Vote BDP: Tsogwane pleads with Bophirima residents

    Speaking at the well-attended Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) launch, party chairperson Vice President Slumber Tsogwane said residents should not trust opposition parties with their vote, as they are still busy with their internal fights. Launching...

  • ‘We have a serious leadership vacuum’

    The speakers said the current leadership is drunk on power to a point that they do not take people seriously.Speaking at a well-attended rally yesterday evening, one of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) leaders, Samson Guma Moyo said the country’s...

  • Masisi’s BDP failures, achievements

    In the beginning, when he took over, Masisi seemed to have everything in control.At the time, the party looked like it was regaining its lost glory. In fact, it managed even to recruit from across the opposition bloc.By the 2019 general election,...

  • Inside Tsogwane’s office

    There is no doubt that “Rraagwe Philly” as he is commonly called in Parliament tries hard to contribute or defend whatever decision his party has taken but at a party level, he is not yet as visible as many had hoped.Tsogwane can only shine at...

  • Candidate queries BNFWL election outcome

    Kesiilwe was battling it out with Dr Bonang Nkoane whom she lost to after the latter won with 342 votes. Kesiilwe got 91 votes while only four votes were spoilt.“It is true I had written a letter to the electoral board to complain about how things...

  • GCC audit makes headway with cases

    “As of today, the committee has managed to close 14 of those outstanding queries and is remaining with 20. At this pace, I am certain that by the end of May 2022, 20% of the remaining queries will be closed. The audit committee also managed to...

  • Fight over burial site costs Gaoberekwe family

    Four months later, the family does not know if they will ever bury their beloved one any time soon. Gaoberekwe died on December 21, 2021, and his body still lies at Joyce's Funeral Parlour awaiting the dispute regarding his burial site to be...

  • Population census encounters problems

    Census enumerators have recently complained that their allowances were meagre when compared to temporary employed taxi drivers who earn much more.Another issue they are complaining about is that they work overtime and even during weekends.In her...

  • COVID-19 under control in Kgatleng - Molokwe

    “Even though we are currently reporting low cases of COVID-19, the District Health Management Team (DHMT) remains vigilant and on the lookout for any outbreaks. Let me take this opportunity to encourage us all to continue taking care of ourselves,...

  • BDP Mogoditshane branch decision overturned

    The decision was taken by the regional committee last Friday during a meeting for all the concerned parties. Deputy secretary-general Shaw Kgathi was sent by the party chairperson to intervene and ordered the regional committee to resolve the matter...

  • Balopi chickens out

    The BDP is scheduled to hold its congress in July this year. The relationship between two powerful BDP stalwarts, President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his former cabinet member and secretary-general Balopi, has broken down irretrievably. “It is true, I...

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