BCP could swallow BLP

BCP members PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
BCP members PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Following the Alliance for Progressives’ (AP) exit from negotiation talks, observers are worried that Botswana Congress Party (BCP) will eventually swallow their remaining partners and newbie in the political circles, Botswana Labour Party (BLP).

Both BCP and BLP are splinter parties of the Botswana National Front (BNF). BCP in the past have swallowed other parties like Botswana Alliance Movement (BAM), National Democratic Front (NDF), and Marx, Engel, Lenin and Stalin (MELS) movement and still retained its name.

BCP recently confirmed that they will continue to forge a partnership with the BLP and the two are likely to form an allegiance ahead of the 2024 General Election.

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