Rocky road ahead for the BMD


FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) goes to an elective congress this weekend in Mahalapye for the first time since 2019 General Election.

It is public knowledge that the party intends to use the outcomes of the congress to begin its journey towards redemption, leading to the 2024 General Election. The party’s image has been tarnished by the turmoil of over five years ago at its bloody congress in Bobonong.

Then two party factions battled for the soul of the party. Since then, its membership base has significantly dwindled. After the bloody congress, the BMD experienced a split that led to the formation of the Alliance for Progressives (AP).

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