BDP rejection of independent candidates not prudent


Political analysts say the stance against accepting independent candidates who left the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) before the 2014 general elections, may prove counter-productive.

Prior to the October elections, the ruling party was thrown into deep turmoil as many members trooped out of to contest the elections as independent candidates.

The trend according to political observers reflected deep divisions within the ruling BDP. Those who ditched the party believed that it no longer adhered to its strong ideology of fair play in the primaries. 

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