UDC, BCP marriage broken down irretrievably –UB expert

For some time, tensions have been simmering between the UDC and the BCP over democracy, constitutionalism and good governance issues within the umbrella PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
For some time, tensions have been simmering between the UDC and the BCP over democracy, constitutionalism and good governance issues within the umbrella PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

As tensions continue to flare up between the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and its affiliate, the Botswana Congress Party (BCP), analysts are predicting that ominous dark clouds are gathering overhead the country’s main opposition bloc. Mmegi Correspondent LEBOGANG MOSIKARE writes

FRANCISTOWN: For some time, tensions have been simmering between the UDC and the BCP over democracy, constitutionalism and good governance issues within the umbrella.

The BCP says the UDC, particularly its leader, Duma Boko, is bereft of the above mentioned political tenets but Boko denies that. Boko has explained on numerous occasions that contrary to claims from some quarters, he does not unilaterally take decisions within the UDC. The UDC leader added that decisions within the UDC are taken by its NEC.

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Respect public institutions Mr Pres

Leaders must uphold the rule of law and ensure justice, but Masisi’s remarks raise serious concerns on the separation of powers and the independence of the justice system.Masisi’s claim that he personally instructed authorities not to handcuff Khama, regardless of the legal circumstances, undermines the principles of justice and equality before the law.As Head of State, Masisi should respect the judicial process and avoid interfering in...

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