The BCP hardly learns

Dumelang Saleshando PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Dumelang Saleshando PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

“We made a mistake by joining the UDC,” said the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) president, Dumelang Saleshando, at a political rally a few hours before the party lost Moselewapula ward by-election to the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) last weekend.

This was a second defeat for the BCP after losing Bophirima ward by-election in the Gaborone Bonnington South constituency in April.

Many were shocked by the party’s decision to go at it alone again in Moselewapula subsequent to the results from Bophirima where Mankie Sekete of the UDC won the ward.

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