Boko victorious; elected BNF president

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Botswana National Front (BNF) over the weekend elected Duma Boko as its president.

In the election, held in Mochudi, Boko sailed through to the presidency with 793 votes, shrugging off party veteran Conference Lekoma who got 10 votes, whilst former BNF youth president Gabriel Kanjabanga garnered 40 votes.

Most members of Boko's lobby group were voted into the central committee, with Isaac Mabiletsa acquiring the vice-presidency, Akanyang Magama (639) beating incumbent secretary general Mokgweetsi Kgosipula (199) to the post. On the other hand University of Botswana academic Dr Nono Kgafela-Mokoka (644) beat Kanye South MP Abram Kesupile (146) to the deputy secretary general seat. The chairman is former mayor Harry Mothei who trounced incumbent Bashi Sengwaketsi and Radipate Mhiemang in the contest.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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