Khama�s popularity drops by 10%- Study

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Confidence in President Ian Khama has dropped by 10 percent from the previous year when his popularity was 78%, according to the Afro-barometre study that was unveiled on Friday.

Despite  Khama’s waning popularity, the study shows that if elections had been held in June and July this year, the rulling Botswana Democratic Party would  win by 52%.

The study also shows that the Botswana Congress Party would post 20%  of the votes, an upward trend from its last performance.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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