Lotlamoreng was the gamechanger – BDP


While the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) insists the Goodhope/Mabule by-election was lost due to the chieftaincy factor, Zibani Maundeni, a well-known political analyst says the loss was a sign that the ruling party has lost appeal.

In trying to explain the humiliating loss to the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), the BDP secretary general, Botsalo Ntuane said they would have won had the opposition put up any candidate other than Kgosi Lotlamoreng II.

Lotlamoreng, on the UDC ticket, comfortably defeated the BDP candidate and minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Eric Molale as well as the Botswana Congress Party’s Comfort Maruping.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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