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Paul O'Sullivan addressing press conference with Boko and Butale in South Africa PIC. NEWS24
Paul O'Sullivan addressing press conference with Boko and Butale in South Africa PIC. NEWS24

Up to P15 million is said to been spent by the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) to buy the October general elections, the Umbrella For Democratic Change (UDC) investigators have revealed.

UDC has roped in top South African forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan, who has since released a report detailing his findings on the investigations he conducted relating to the 2019 elections that the Umbrella strongly holds that they were rigged.

He said after the results were announced, he sat down with Boko and looked at how the ruling party could have possibly pulled an electoral fraud feat and then commenced his investigations.

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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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