Pilane moves swiftly


The Sidney Pilane-led faction has moved with the speed of lightning on the power-sharing proposal brokered by the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), calling on their rivals in the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) to put forward their proposal.

Less than 24 hours after the Tuesday night verdict, the secretary general of the BMD-Pilane, Gilbert Mangole sent a letter to Ndaba Gaolathe faction to submit a proposal before their (Pilane faction NEC) meeting on Monday to discuss the issue of power sharing.

The UDC has recommended that both groups should “submit to a power sharing arrangement with the other group the precise terms of which will be discussed and agreed with the other group under the oversight and supervision of the UDC”. Reading the verdict on Tuesday night at the Oasis Motel in Tlokweng, the UDC president Duma Boko stated that the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the UDC had recommended, amongst others, that both teams engage in power-sharing.

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