BCP launches 10 pledges to 'save Botswana'

BCP president Dumelang Saleshando arriving at Youth and Womens League Conference PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BCP president Dumelang Saleshando arriving at Youth and Womens League Conference PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) says if it wins next year’s general election, it will provide an unemployment grant of P600 per month and sustain a statutory living wage of P4,000 per month, amongst other initiatives.

The party revealed this when launching its 10-point plan to save Botswana over weekend. The BCP recently formed an alliance with Botswana Labour Party (BLP), and this past weekend, the party’s members gathered at Maruapula to launch their 10-point agenda.

According to the plan, the BCP aims for a high-wage economy that works for all, bringing back exported jobs, creating 300,000 jobs by 2029, and sustaining a statutory living wage of P4,000 per month.

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