Ketlhoilwe’s political journey


FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Congress Party’s (BCP) Reuben Ketlhoilwe was this week the cynosure of all eyes as his persistence to win a council seat paid off after nearly two decades of failed attempts.

He beat his more fancied competition to a political game he says required tact. He won the Moselewapula by-election convincingly under the banner of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) by garnering 317 votes followed by Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) Gilbert Boikhutso via 285 votes whilst newcomer Alliance for Progressives (AP) represented by Odireleng Ditshotlo got 139 votes.

In an interview this week, Ketlhoilwe detailed his political journey that is characterised by ups and downs, perseverance and success.

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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