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  • Gaborone Bonnington South delegates barred from voting

    Over the weekend, delegates from the Gaborone Bonnington South constituency were barred from taking part in the Gaborone region congress because of the dispute in the area.The issues arose as both teams supporting the area Member of Parliament (MP)...

  • BCP bars members from Opposition caucus

    The caucus aims to topple the Leader of Opposition (LOO), Dumelang Saleshando, who has been suspended from the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).A letter dated July 10 by BCP’s Goretetse Kekgonegile stated: “Please note that the party has been...

  • Old debt haunts BDP Councillor

    This came about after Sejoe was said to owe Esther Mfolwe. Sejoe is supposed to be running for the position of deputy secretary for the Gaborone regional committee of the party under a team called #realignment of Gaborone region led by Lebogang...

  • Greeff, Madigele constituency battle intensifies

    Currently, members of the area seem to be divided between the area Member of Parliament (MP) Chris Greeff and Alfred Madigele.Madigele, who is the former MP for Mmathethe/Molapowabojwang constituency, has now relocated to Gaborone Bonnington South...

  • Kgatleng records high social ill cases

    Among the causes of social problems recorded are cases of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), relationship issues, defilement, rape, child neglect, and incest among others. The council chairperson said they have recorded a total number of 161 of which 59...

  • Gaborone South BDP Cllr faces indecent assault

    This follows the trial opening on Thursday before Magistrate Tshoganetso Atamelang at Extension II Magistrate’s Court. Modise allegedly indecently assaulted a complainant on or about February 15 in Old Naledi, Gaborone when he touched her body, in...

  • BDP national council to test party unity

    Through the occasion, members thronged Kanye village to witness the Women’s Wing's change of guard as Cabinet Minister Peggy Serame was crowned the organ's chairperson at the 17th elective congress in Kanye.Prior to the event, the BDP had...

  • Tests ahead for Serame

    Serame, who has built her political foundation through the Women’s Wing, got 370 votes while her opponents Sethu Maano-Gabanakgosi and Gosego Mmolawa got 117 and 13 votes respectively.The trio was competing for the position of chairperson for the...

  • The peril of taking party to court

    The majority of the members hardly win the cases. At the party congresses a recommendation is made and the members end up being expelled or suspended from the party.Some of the BNF members who once experienced that include Gabriel Kanjabanga,...

  • Botswana on monkey pox alert

    So far Botswana has not recorded any monkey pox case. In an interview, the ministry spokesperson, Christopher Nyanga said the ministry of health advises Batswana and residents of the country to visit the nearest health facility when they experience...

  • New variants behind COVID-19 fifth wave

    As a result, the said areas are currently classified as Red, meaning that they have recorded more than 200 infections per every 100,000 people “generally caused by new variants”.Ministry of Health chief public relations officer, Dr Christopher...

  • BDP warned against factionalism

    She said this is so because some members attack the party openly more than they do to rival forces.As predecessor to Peggy Serame, the newly elected Women’s Wing chairperson, Lesole will deputise the Minister of Finance at Women's Wing...

  • Not in my name – Masisi

    Speaking at a well-attended Women’s Wing congress in Kanye over the weekend, Masisi warned those who seek party positions not to use his name.“Ga ke ise ke rome ope kana ga ke a roma ope.Ope a seka a re a batla maemo mo parting a dirisa leina...

  • Serame wins BDP Women's Wing race

    Serame, who was elected into the office over the weekend, says her committee will have to come up with strategies that could help women win both primary and general elections in upcoming polls.She won the committee’s top seat by 370 votes after...

  • Team 'Bucs' rushes to court

    Molatlhegi is challenging the current BNF president, Duma Boko in the upcoming party congress scheduled for July.According to court papers that have been filed before the court, the members want the court to set aside the congress notice dated June 6...

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