UDC drags feet on cooperation talks

On hold: The UDC is in no hurry to conclude cooperation agreement with other opposition parties PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
On hold: The UDC is in no hurry to conclude cooperation agreement with other opposition parties PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is in no hurry to conclude a cooperation agreement with other opposition parties outside the coalition.

UDC is in talks with the Alliance for Progressives (AP) and Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF). Currently, UDC affiliates are Botswana National Front (BNF), Botswana People’s Party (BPP) and Botswana Congress Party which is on its way out.

In an interview with Mmegi this week, the UDC spokesperson, Moeti Mohwasa said they have not put a time frame for the conclusion of the cooperation talks.

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