Seven constituencies that crushed AP, BCP


Seven constituencies are what broke the camel’s back and saw what was once a promising relationship collapse last Friday.

The development led to Alliance for Progressives (AP) deserting cooperation talks with Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and Botswana Labour Party (BLP) to seek an alternate one with Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

The constituencies which left the trio deadlocked for four months are Gaborone Central, Mogoditshane, Tati West, Nata-Gweta, Francistown West, Gaborone North and Lerala/Maunatlala. The three parties started talks in September 2022 and the intention was to have concluded them within 10 weeks meaning the process should have come to a conclusion in December 2022.

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