Two BCP members quit, join BDP

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Two members of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) have resigned to join the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).

The two have said that they are totally against the BCP’s decision to cooperate with the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), a position recently adopted.

Gaborutwe Thekiso and Kemiso Tom had previously resigned from the BCP, but were persuaded to return.  This time around, however, indications are that they are set in their new political home. The two new BDP members confirmed the latest development yesterday.  “It is true we have resigned from BCP,” Tom said.

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