BCP embarks on primaries second phase

Goretetse Kekgonegile PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Goretetse Kekgonegile PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) is set for its second phase of primary elections on December 2, 2023, following completion of the first phase earlier this month, The Monitor has learnt.

In the next phase, 14 to 17 constituencies, including areas in Gaborone, will go for the primaries, building on the initial nine constituencies covered in the first phase.

Despite this, only four unsuccessful council candidates have approached the party. According to a letter dated October 11 from BCP secretary-general, Goretetse Kekgonegile, candidates are permitted to canvass for support amongst members, but strict guidelines are in place.

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