Intrigues behind the suspension of BNYC chairman


The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is allegedly behind the suspension of the Botswana National Youth Council (BNYC) chairperson, Louis Sibanda.

Those close to the controversial Sibanda allege that he was too stubborn to tow the party line, hence his corruption and maladministration allegations made against him. “Sibanda is being crucified because of his stubbornness. The powers that be want to get rid of him because he doesn’t want the BDP to abuse the BNYC,” said a source close to the events.

He said one of the reasons why Sibanda fell out of favour with the BDP could be traced to ‘One Youth, One Vote’ campaign in Gaborone for the general elections last year. “The BNYC was approached by musician Odirile ‘Vee’ Sento of Black Money Makers (BMM) last year to fund the ‘One Youth, One Vote’ campaign billed for October 18-19, 2014,” said the source.

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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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