Is Bulela Ditswe the devil to undo the BDP?

Election crew counting the ballots
Election crew counting the ballots

FRANCISTOWN: The resignation of two prominent members from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) this week, has brought the party’s controversial Bulela Ditswe system under sharp scrutiny.

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Tonota South Legislator, Pono Moatlhodi, and former minister and Lentsweletau/Mmopane Member of Parliament (MP), Moeng Pheto tendered their resignations this week.

Newcomers into BDP politics Thapelo Olopeng, a well-known friend of President Ian Khamas, and acting Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Vincent Seretse, who beat Pheto, ousted Moatlhodi.

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