BCP, BNF turf battles rage on

UDC leaders: Boko and Saleshando PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
UDC leaders: Boko and Saleshando PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

The Botswana Congress Party (BCP), a party contracted to the tri-party opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), might find itself encumbered in double trouble. Mmegi Staffer RYDER GABATHUSE reports

This follows unflinching decision taken by the Dumelang Saleshando-led central committee recently to contest a vacant Bophirima ward by-election outside the UDC arrangement, flagrantly violating the coalition protocols.

Whilst the UDC might not take action now, the coalition’s head of communication, Moeti Mohwasa explained this week, “the UDC leadership will meet after the by-election and a determination to take action or not against the BCP will be made”.

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Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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