Can Rammidi convince BCP on home soil?


When Kentse Rammidi resigned as Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) secretary general almost six years ago, he did not say much, except that his former party had shelved democracy to be a one-man show.

Now with the Botswana Congress Party (BCP), he stated then that the BDP was “run on the basis of the leader’s opinion” and that other members of the party were rendered irrelevant. Rammidi had earlier resigned his position of assistant minister of Local Government, as it was then called.

He temporarily declared himself an independent MP before joining the Botswana National Front (BNF) on transit to BCP within a space of six months.

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