Three-horse race for BPF as Butale enters fray


Although the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) national executive committee (NEC) has now postponed the party’s elective congress to February or March next year, the race for the presidential seat has now heated up following the arrival of president Biggie Butale.

The NEC on Monday resolved that the elective congress, which was slated for the end of October, be postponed to February/March 2023 and a national conference be held on November 25–27.

This decision has since been challenged by 'acting' president Caroline Lesang who has approached the court for the latter to interdict the decision to postpone the congress among others.

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