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It is now official, the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and the Botswana Alliance Movement (BAM) have merged to become a single entity. The new party will however retain the BCP name although the dove on the logo has been replaced by the BAM black cow surrounded by a lime green colour.

The new BCP was officially launched at a rally in White City, Gaborone on Saturday and followed the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between the two parties on Friday.

Outgoing BCP vice-president Dr Kesitegile Gobotswang said the party would continue using the BCP constitution until the July congress where a new central committee will be elected, and any necessary changes to the constitution made.

Editor's Comment
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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