Opposition 10-3 BDP

BDP members PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BDP members PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

While many had concluded that the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) would easily win Bophirima ward owing to fights under the umbrella, the party’s misery continues.

After contesting in 13 council by-elections, the ruling party has won only three seats. Of all these, the opposition gained eight wards from the BDP and lost one to it. As a result, the party has since expressed concern at the turn of events.

During the first batch of the 11 by-elections held in December 2021, the BDP won Tumasera, Metsimotlhabe and Moshupa East wards while opposition parties won Nkange, Tamasane, Khwee, Motokwe, Lentsweletau, Mochudi East, Lorolwane and Ga-Molopo wards.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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