Goodhope/Mabule vote reaches fever pitch

Lotlamoreng exiting from a helicopter PIC: KABO MPAETONA
Lotlamoreng exiting from a helicopter PIC: KABO MPAETONA

The race for the Goodhope/Mabule seat reached fever pitch yesterday as all parties scrambled for last minute votes ahead of Saturday's poll.

GOODHOPE: Members of the three political parties contesting Saturday's by-election in the Goodhope/Mabule constituency turned the area upside down yesterday with frenetic last minute campaigns in a bid to win the hotly contested seat.

Yesterday, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president, Duma Boko descended on the area in a helicopter hired to enable the opposition coalition to tour the expansive constituency, while elsewhere, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) functionaries conducted ‘scorched-earth’ house to house campaigns.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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