Do or die for UDC


Chances of the Umbrella of Democratic Change (UDC) coming out from Palapye national executive committee (NEC) united are next to nil. 

The UDC is going to its Palapye meeting already divided with the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) emerging from the leadership forum with a hard stance that it is going to push for an elective congress and that the party will go into opposition cooperation talks as a single entity, not as part of the UDC bloc.

The UDC has three affiliates: the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana People’s Party (BPP) and the BCP, and its NEC has 12 members,

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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