BNF internal fights might cost UDC

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With few weeks left before Batswana head to the polls, Botswana National Front (BNF)’s stronghold in Jwaneng-Mabutsane constituency faces looming internal upheavals.

Last minute shudders in the form of urgent applications for the re-run of primary elections in some wards in the constituency are likely to loosen BNF’s grip. Now rivals, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) would be happy to pick up the pieces and fasten their own stranglehold on the constituency and ultimately power national level.

BNF’s unhappy members, Celsius Rambe and Fetumba Motsholopi are demanding a re-run of primary elections in some of the wards in the constituency.

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