Guma vs Makgato: Things will never be the same

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After a surprise but high profile involvement of former chairman of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Samson Guma at the weekend Women’s Wing congress and elections in Lobatse, insiders say fresh battle-fronts have been opened in the ruling party.

Against the wishes of the influential Guma, Health Minister, Dorcus Makgato defied the odds to become chair of the BDP Women’s Wing over the weekend.

One party insider alleged that Guma’s camp went all out to pay for accommodation expenses for some of the delegates to ensure that they did not interact with Makgato’s team. “We have never seen anything like this.

Editor's Comment
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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