Analysts predict which political horse will win the race

Boko, Butale, Masisi and Gaolatlhe. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Boko, Butale, Masisi and Gaolatlhe. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

There is an old saying that an organisation is as good as its leader. In an endeavour to gauge how the presidential candidates for the four main political parties have inspired their political organisations ahead of the October 23 general election, Mmegi Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE looks at the role played by the political heads in one of the country’s tight political contest

JOHANNESBURG: As the curtain falls on the campaigns for the impending 12th general election pencilled for next week Wednesday as the country goes to the polls, it goes without saying that the quartet presidential candidates are the cynosure of all eyes.

The critical question is who of the quartet of Ndaba Gaolathe of the Alliance for Progressives (AP), incumbent Mokgweetsi Masisi of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Biggie Butale of Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) and Duma Boko of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) will win the ultimate prize?

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The elections had two teams namely: Team Reshaping MISA and Team Integrity. All Team reshaping MISA member won except for one candidate for the Secretary post. One can say it was a long road to the elections, looking at the fact that it took four years for the elections to be held. MISA board elections are supposed to be held every two years, but they could not be held in time due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which affected many...

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