Political scientist sceptical of BMD power-sharing rule

BMD factional wars are a headache to many of the party members
BMD factional wars are a headache to many of the party members

A University of Botswana political scientist, Leonard Sesa has dismissed as ‘undoable’ the power-sharing verdict delivered by the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) involving the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) .

He said the problem is that the BMD was formed without structures or foundation and that is why they found themselves in the problem they are in today.

Sesa believes it is unlikely that the two warring BMD factions could share power looking at the fights that occurred prior and post its Bobonong elective congress. Sesa is of the view that the UDC ought to have sought mediators from outside the country to reconcile the parties.

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