BPF factions finally reconcile

Mephato Reatile
Mephato Reatile

After months of the Botswana Patriotic Front’s (BPF) bitter infighting, the party’s executive leadership has reported that the meeting held in Rustenburg, South Africa (SA) last Thursday has attained total peace with factions choosing reconciliation.

Jwaneng-Mabutsane legislator Mephato Reatile, who was recently co-opted as vice president in the Biggie Butale-led BPF, last Thursday led a party of 12 as a top delegation to the neighbouring SA meeting.

Patron Ian Khama, who is in self-imposed exile, was listed as part of the party's special meeting. Khama's supporters have been fighting for their leader to take over the presidency of the BPF from a properly elected president. Butale, the BPF president, had to run to court where he successfully defended his position with a ruling in his favour.

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