AP wary of joining UDC

AP members PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
AP members PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

FRANCISTOWN: The current leadership problems bedevilling the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) are a bane that has the potential to scupper opposition cooperation talks.

This came to the fore when the president of the Alliance for Progressives (AP), Ndaba Gaolathe, officially opened the party’s elective congress on Saturday at Adansonia Hotel.

It is in the public domain that two protagonists, the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and Botswana National Front (BNF), in the UDC which also includes the Botswana People’s Party (BPP), are embroiled in a toxic leadership battle that is precipitated by governance issues.

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We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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