BMD instability not good for UDC

It is truism that all is not well within the leadership of the opposition Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD).

In the last few months, the tension within the party escalated considerably, coming to a head this week when the party leaders took the fight to a mainstream and social media.

At the centre of this internal dispute is the recent readmission of the party’s founding member, Sidney Pilane, to the party. Pilane resigned from the party in 2012 after losing to the late BMD leader, Gomolemo Motswaledi, at the party congress in 2011.

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