Opposition fancies unseating BDP

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Opposition parties, the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) fancy their chances of assuming the reigns of power.

In their electioneering messages across the many launches and platforms, the two parties assure their supporters that this is the year to end, through the ballot, the Botswana Democratic Party’s 48 years of power.

The BCP has set a target of 29 parliamentary seats, the figure to give it the power to govern and UDC says realistically, there will pull 25 seats. The BDP on the other hand it is targeting all the 57 constituencies, a 100 percent sweep at the polls. 

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