BDP accepts BCP’s presidential debate challenge


The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has accepted Botswana Congress Party’s (BCP) challenge to a public presidential debate.

Presidential debates are regarded by some as the rightful stage for candidates to sell their party policy positions in order to influence how voters decide. BCP president, Dumelang Saleshando, was recently launched by his party as the presidential candidate where a number of central committee members took turns to endorse him.

On the other hand, Masisi was unanimously nominated and endorsed by the BDP Gaborone region at their congress. In a statement from party spokesperson, Mpho Pheko this week, the BCP challenged President Masisi to a public debate with its president, Saleshando.

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