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UDC leaders: LOO Keorapetse, President Boko and suspended VP Saleshando PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
UDC leaders: LOO Keorapetse, President Boko and suspended VP Saleshando PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

Following a recent caucus, which put five Botswana Congress Party (BCP) legislators in an impracticable situation and eventually got them suspended, the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) maintains that it has more power over the legislators.

The UDC legislators were divided over the caucus and this has since sparked a lot of chatter about who should be calling the shots between affiliated member parties of the UDC and the coalition itself.

The UDC is a tri-party coalition between the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana People’s Party (BPP) and the BCP. Five defiant BCP Members of Parliament (MP) who were part of the UDC caucus that toppled the former Leader of Opposition (LOO) Dumelang Saleshando and replaced him with Dithapelo Keorapetse were suspended on Tuesday.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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