BDP welcome back two mps

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has welcomed back two MPs who defected to the breakaway Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) last month.

BDP secretary general Thato Kwerepe said on Saturday that they received Mogoditshane MP Patrick Masimolole and his Shoshong counterpart Phillip Makgalemele over the weekend. Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, Kwerepe said the two MPs were welcomed back to the BDP in Gaborone.

"Now they are back at the party they love so much," he said. Also speaking at the same event, cabinet minister and BDP publicity committee chairman, Shaw Kgathi said the party is intent on retaining power in 2014. He disclosed that they have embarked on an intensive recruiting spree.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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