BCP, BLP formalise partnership tomorrow

BLP members PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BLP members PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

After losing its potential partner Alliance for Progressives (AP) to the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) in May, the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has moved on and will officially announce its partnership with Botswana Labour Party (BLP) tomorrow.

Even though this is a partnership as the two prepare for the 2024 General Election, BCP has previously revealed that both parties will use the BCP logo and brand, a move which suggests that the latter will eventually swallow the newbie in the political circles

. Amongst others, the two parties will tomorrow announce their model of cooperation since the BCP will not lose its brand or agree to a total merger. With what happened to the Botswana Alliance Movement (BAM), National Democratic Front (NDF), and Marx, Engel, Lenin and Stalin (MELS) in the past, political pundits believe that there can never be a true merger between forces that are unequal in political strength like the BCP and BLP.

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