The determined, unyielding Keorapetse

Dithapelo Keorapetse PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Dithapelo Keorapetse PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Defying his party in a move that eventually got him expelled has put former Botswana Congress Party (BCP) legislator, Dithapelo Keorapetse in a bind as he plots his own potential path to 2024. Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE follows the story

The Selebi-Phikwe West Member of Parliament (MP) was seen as a usurper and traitor by members of the BCP when he assumed the position of Leader of Opposition (LoO) in Parliament.

The problem for the BCP national conference, which put the final nail on his coffin, was that Keorapetse did not just accept the LoO role but he was part of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) caucus, which removed BCP president Dumelang Saleshando from the same position.

Editor's Comment
Your vote matters

This period, running from May 20 to 31 2024, is crucial for those who have not yet registered to vote. This announcement comes in response to a significant shortfall in registered voters following the recent registration period. As it stands, only 62% of the target number of voters registered, leaving a considerable gap.With Botswana's general elections scheduled for October, every eligible citizen needs to register and exercise their...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up