AP seeks 'imperfect' UDC relationship


As they begin fresh negotiations with the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), the Alliance for Progressives (AP) president Ndaba Gaolathe has revealed that they are looking for an imperfect relationship with the 11-year-old opposition coalition.

This comes after Gaolathe and other AP leaders withdrew from cooperation talks with the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and the Botswana Labour Party (BLP) on Friday, this time for good.

The AP is a splinter party from the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) a former ally of the UDC. When Gaolathe and others formed the AP, they dumped the BMD led by Sidney Pilane at the UDC before it (the Pilane-led BMD) was expelled from the coalition.

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