Blurred lines between politics, bogosi


SEROWE: From our interactions with some constituents in the streets of Serowe West constituency, they spoke highly of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) as a party that will run away with the prize at the impending by-election.

On the other hand some Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) diehards strongly believe that the President Mokgweetsi Masisi-led administration has the wherewithal to turn the tables and regain what it has lost in the 2019 General Election.

Unless any other party could try its luck, the Serowe West by-election is likely to be a two-way horse race that pits the ruling BDP and its splinter party, the BPF. It is apparent that in Serowe to some people lines are blurred between politics and bogosi (chieftainship), as the BPF is associated more with the Bangwato chieftainship.

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