BCP rallies behind Saleshando


With an elective congress billed for Kanye in July, the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) troops are rallying behind president Dumelang Saleshando.

Saleshando lost the Gaborone Central constituency to Phenyo Butale of  the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) last October. He had been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency since defeating Margaret Nasha of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in 2004.

In the last general elections, in which he lost to youthful Butale, BCP garnered 140,998 votes nationally while the UDC got 207,113. The BDP got 320,647 votes. As a result BCP won three constituencies to the UDC’s 17 seats while the BDP claimed 37 parliamentary seats.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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