Elective congress threatens stability

The year 2015 is going to be a busy year for the main political parties in the country.

While the Botswana National Front is planning conferences and gatherings to celebrate the 50th anniversary, the three other parties are headed for elective congresses.

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) are all scheduled to hold elective congresses later this year.

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