BCPYL congress rivals in midnight fistfight

FRANCISTOWN: A member of a rival camp at the Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) reported being assaulted around midnight Friday, as the two camps awaited results of a key elective congress, Mmegi has learnt.

Central police station commander, Lebalang Maniki confirmed the incident in an interview yesterday. Maniki said on Monday that one of the delegates at the BCPYL congress had reported being assaulted.

According to sources at the troubled congress, in which Tumediso ‘Chilliboy’ Rakgare emerged victorious as president, tensions had been simmering between the two camps ahead of the assault.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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