Irked BDP pushes for Dow's suspension


Some Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members say they are unhappy that Specially Elected Member of Parliament, Unity Dow, is failing to abide by party rules and regulations.

This comes after BDP Parliamentary Whip, Liakat Kablay lodged a complaint against Dow last month and the latter filing her defence statement. She was given 14 days by the BDP’s disciplinary hearing sub-committee to have written her defence.

Kablay had written to the party disciplinary sub-committee that Dow has gone against the party caucus and continued to tarnish the party’s image on social media. Mmegi has learnt that some members are pushing the leadership to suspend Dow from the party because they feel that her actions are tarnishing the party’s image.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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