BPF back to the drawing board

As the opposition Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) head honchos continue to fuel feuds that are currently rocking the four-year-old political party, the Biggie Butale-led organisation might suffer more consequences.

The party took the local political scene by storm in 2019 following its formation by disgruntled members of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP. The party put up a good fight during the General Election that year although it failed in its mission to oust the ruling party from government.

The BPF, which was formed predominantly by BDP members majority of whom had lost in the ruling party’s primaries, has been experiencing an exodus of members. Most of those who are leaving the party are retracing their steps to their old political home, the BDP. Interestingly, leadership differences at the BPF are not precipitated by ideological differences but rather personal matters.

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‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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