BDP old guard tightens grip on party

BDP women’s wing conference PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
BDP women’s wing conference PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) old guard has shown its firm grip on the party by rejecting new members.

This came about abundantly clear last weekend during the ruling party’s regional congresses where new members were shown their place.

Lately, the BDP old members have expressed concern over the party elders’ decision to favour new recruits over loyal and long serving members of the party.

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