Gloves off as Boko, Molatlhegi tussle


Botswana National Front (BNF) presidential race between incumbent Duma Boko and hopeful Dr Baatlhodi ‘Bucs’ Molatlhegi is going all the way to the wire this holiday weekend. As the curtain falls on this one, it sums up what has been a wild ride in a thorny race track with hurdles and stumbles, writes Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE

The two-horse race has been a contest of speed and BNF delegates will finally discern where their calling is by choosing their preferred thoroughbred leader who will guide the party going forward.

As delegates gear up for the congress tomorrow, it is too late now for shadow campaigns. Candidates can no longer traverse the country to say out their vision for the future of the party.

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