Ten things perculiar about the 10th Parley

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The tenth parliament was a mixture of excitement, frustration, anxiety, and unpredictability. However, it had other things that made it unique and historical BAME PIET writes

* The first time the position of Leaders of Opposition was occupied by three different people – Olebile Gaborone, Botsalo Ntuane, Dumelang Saleshando.

* The first time the Botswana Democratic Party split (2010). In the 45-year history, the ruling party, which was formed in 1965, split leading to the formation of Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD). Some disgruntled members of the party, including five Members of Parliament, relocated to the BMD amid an exchange of accusations between them and their former colleagues in the BDP.

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