Boko sitting on powder keg

Duma Boko PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Duma Boko PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

President of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Duma Boko might find himself caught between a rock and a hard place in his quest to make peace with strained coalition partner, Botswana Congress Party (BCP). There is another mountain to climb within his beleaguered party Botswana National Front (BNF). As a result, Mmegi Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE writes that there is trouble in the opposition bloc

Emerging from a weekend of political events in Palapye where Boko asserted himself as the UDC president and slapped his deputy Dumelang Saleshando who is also BCP president and secretary-general, Goretetse Kekgonegile with suspension for their ‘errant’ political behaviour.

The duo’s problem is that they have been allegedly speaking ill about the UDC and Boko was worried that they have particularly, “destroyed and belittled the coalition”.

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