BPF sets out its agenda


After months of confusion and uncertainty Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) has finally moved a step forward to position itself ahead of the 2019 general election traditionally penciled for October this year. Mmegi Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE reports

FRANCISTOWN: Perhaps, in anticipation of the over-stretching resources required in politics, especially in an elections year, the BPF has for now chosen to concentrate its efforts only in 18 constituencies; majority of which are in the Central District, the party’s main target.

After the recent party’s National Executive Committee’s (NEC) deliberations, it was concluded that the new kid on the political block will initially restrict itself to contesting only 18 constituencies across the country.

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