Motsaathebe to ditch BDP

Fankie Motsaathebe
Fankie Motsaathebe

FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary elections loser, Fankie Motsaathebe, plans to leave the ruling party, his home of 25 years.

Motsaathebe said yesterday that he was considering options of crossing the floor to a new political home after an encounter with the BDP Goodhope/Mabule parliamentary by-election loser, Eric Molale.

“It’s high time I considered my options because I can’t stay in a party where there are such attitudes,” he said. “I have been abused and violated by the people for a long time.”

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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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