BPF in trying moment


One of the country’s youngest political parties, Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) is undergoing a stressful moment that seems to have digressed it from its primary objective of taking government from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP). Mmegi Staffer RYDER GABATHUSE follows the story

When the BPF, a splinter party from the ruling BDP was launched three years ago on July 6 in Kanye, a village in the southern District of the country, it hit the ground running. Its founding president, Biggie Butale is on record having told the partisan crowd at the Kanye rally: “I would leave Botswana if the BDP wins the next elections.”

Hundreds of disgruntled BDP supporters then decided to follow their leaders who had dumped the ruling party accusing it of undemocratic tendencies.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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