Another opposition coalition in the offing?

AP members PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
AP members PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The tension between Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and some of its partners in the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) seems to be growing by the day.

Already there is a group within the BCP that is lobbying for the party to leave the UDC and form an alliance with the Alliance for Progressives (AP).

As such a BCP national executive committee (NEC) meeting scheduled to be held after the holidays will discuss the strained relations within the UDC.

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Botswana deserves ideal political leaders

This remains to be seen, particularly as opposite unity has been seeing its ups and downs. In 2012, three opposition parties namely the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), and the Botswana National Front (BNF) formed a political alliance under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) would, after rebuffs, join the coalition in 2017.The promise made by the coalition to its...

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