BPF wars reach tipping point

BPF members
BPF members

FRANCISTOWN: Acrimonious fights between Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) factions are getting uglier by the day.

The sour relationship between the two BPF factions, one led by 'acting president' Caroline Lesang and the other by 'leader' Biggie Butale, worsened this week after they reached the High Court.

The BPF circus does not end there. Lesang claims that Butale is still on suspension for allegedly sexually violating a female party activist and other transgressions while Butale asserts that he is now at the helm of the party. In fact, last week Butale addressed a press conference in Gaborone saying that he was back as the interim president of the BPF.

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