The Palapye opposition hoodoo continues

Saleshando and BCP members PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Saleshando and BCP members PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) coalition partners went to Palapye, a place notorious for the infamous 1998 major break up of the Botswana National Front (BNF) and where Botswana Congress Party (BCP) was birthed.

Now, it seems this sad historical event is beset to spoil future dealings between the BNF and its offshoot, the BCP. Will the hoodoo of opposition recur in Palapye as it did in 1998? That is the question in the minds of many as the Palapye meeting could not resolve the stand off between the coalition partners.

The UDC however, can console itself that at least the weekend meet was not violent as the events of 1998 in Palapye which saw comrades throwing all sorts of arsenals at each other including chairs and any missile they could lay their hands on.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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