Voters punish BDP as UDC triumphs


Something is certainly not right as the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) strength encounters its worst as the party has been struck by accelerated defeats from ward by-elections since the 2019 General Election, Writes Mmegi Staffer RYDER GABATHUSE

Thus far, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has held 16 by-elections whose results speak to an enfeebled ruling party after losing three by-elections in Gaborone and its environs and more around the country.

When the party lost the Ledumadumane by-election, the loss was simply censured on the warring factions of the BDP in the largest Mogoditshane constituency as the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) turned the tables and won the ward.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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