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  • 'BCP councillors betrayed the party'

    This is despite the BCP's efforts to inform the councillors in May this year that the party leadership will not be available on the date set to meet with the UDC NEC over the matter. As a result, the BCP had not given the councillors the go-ahead...

  • 'Team Bucs' threatens court action

    The Team Bucs is complaining that it is being denied the chance to campaign amongst the BNF members and their efforts to engage the party central committee members has failed since it is not responding to their correspondence. According to a press...

  • BDP Women's Wing heads for elective congress

    The elective congress comes at a time when some BDP members are already complaining that there is no reward for loyalty in the party. They feel loyal members are rarely considered for positions but rather new members easily get blessings from the...

  • Rahube: Outgoing BONU president leaves a happy camper

    After serving the nurses for five years, Rahube will finally bow out and hand over the baton to his successor on Friday during the BONU elective congress where a new committee will be appointed.When he took over its presidency in 2016, he found the...

  • Marina sees rising COVID-19 cases

    He said COVID-19 pandemic numbers at their hospital have tripled in the last two weeks. At first, he said they have seen five to 10 cases in two weeks but now the cases have risen to 67.“This is very worrisome. The numbers for COVID-19 cases have...

  • Delimitation Commission to swear secretariat in

    Today (Monday) the delimitation commission secretariat will be sworn in by the Chief Justice at the Gaborone High Court. The delimitation is expected to produce a report after consultation to assess if there is a need to increase or align...

  • Four battle it out for BONU presidency

    The presidential aspirants are Tebogo Tshenyego, Peter Baleseng, Unangoni Modo and Seabelo Chigagane. The BONU congress will be held in Francistown under the theme: ‘BONU resilience against COVID-19, nurses’ welfare a priority.However, the...

  • Serame leads women’s contest

    The congress will be held in Kanye at Seepapitso Senior Secondary School on June 18, 2022.Serame will battle it out with the former vice secretary for Gabane/Mmankgodi constituency, Sethu Maano-Gabanakgosi and women rights activist, Gosego Mmolawa.So...

  • Re-elected Kgatleng chair promises ‘best’ service delivery

    “When this time of the year comes, we need to remind ourselves if we are still in line with our mandate when we took over council or not,” Molokwe said when delivering his acceptance speech on Friday at a council meeting in Mochudi after Botswana...

  • BDP caucus elects council chairpersons

    The BDP has the highest number of councillors in the district and sub-district councils compared to councillors from opposition parties. As the BDP caucus is binding, all those who win at the party caucus are expected to automatically win elections...

  • Kgosipula faces disciplinary hearing

    This is despite BNF secretary-general Moeti Mohwasa’s earlier pronouncement that the suspension will be lifted on condition that the suspended members apologise. Team Baatlhodi Molatlhegi explained that they have not received any official...

  • Dingake advises warring BNF, BCP

    Opposition parties will not take over a government while divided. Batswana need united opposition parties. I don’t think it will be wise for any party to move out of the UDC. What is very important is for all the two parties to agree to involve a...

  • Youth league congress tests BNF unity

    Mmegi has learnt that this week, a team of elders comprising Patrick Mmolotsi and Howard Sigwele met with teams that support Boko and BNF president contender Baatlhodi Molatlhegi at which the issue of an independent electoral board was raised. The...

  • Trio eyes BDP Women's Wing top seat

    Minister of Finance Peggy Serame, Gosego Mmolawa and Sethu Maano-Gabanakgosi have so far raised their hands to declare their interest in the seat at the helm of the women’s wing in what is expected to be a close contest.Mmolawa believes that she is...

  • Madigele abandons constituency

    Madigele reasoned that the move was necessitated by the fact that he is spending most of the time in Gaborone after 2019 general elections.“It is true I have duly transferred my BDP membership to Gaborone Bonnington South constituency. This is...

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