Opposition to lose elections � report

Opposition party members
Opposition party members

Opposition parties are unlikely to make headways during the October 24, general elections, according to the Rabobank’s Economic Research Department . The department’s three specialised research teams track, analyse and forecast economic developments in the Netherlands and around the world. They publish their findings periodically.

“The first reason is that Botswana’s scattered opposition is unlikely to win many seats in the country’s electoral system. The second is that one of the opposition parties has lost its front man in a recent car accident. But the most important reason is that in spite of the corruption charges, autocratic movements and remaining high inequality, the population has (so far) remained pleased with the way the country is being run,” reads the report published last Friday.

Recently, the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) lost its charismatic secretary general Gomolemo Motswaledi in a tragic car accident. He was its Gaborone Central elections candidate.

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