BCP heads into unfamiliar territory

Dumelang Saleshando PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Dumelang Saleshando PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

To some, the Botswana Congress Party’s (BCP) decision to contest the Serowe West constituency, an uncharted territory is a riverboat gamble but looking at its performance in the past by-elections, the BCP feels that at last it has caught in its nostrils the scent of victory, writes Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE

After losing Bophirima, Bosele, Mapoka Nlapkhwane and Mmaphula East wards to the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), the BCP has blatantly indicated that it understands there are no shortcuts to achieving its mission but feels the by-elections are a good barometer as they prepare the party for the 2024 General Election.

“Judging by the elections’ outcome, we have no doubt that Batswana are warming up to our message and are steadily continuing to entrust our party with their votes. This will, with time allow us to take over State power and deliver a better Botswana for all,” the BCP spokesperson, Mpho Pheko revealed after the BCP lost the Mmaphula East ward in Palapye recently.

Editor's Comment
Your vote matters

This period, running from May 20 to 31 2024, is crucial for those who have not yet registered to vote. This announcement comes in response to a significant shortfall in registered voters following the recent registration period. As it stands, only 62% of the target number of voters registered, leaving a considerable gap.With Botswana's general elections scheduled for October, every eligible citizen needs to register and exercise their...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up