UDC, Khama bittersweet relationship

UDC members at Bophirima rally. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
UDC members at Bophirima rally. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Former president Ian Khama’s entry into opposition politics has been a bittersweet pill to swallow for many.

He has divided opinion in the opposition ranks with some doubting the value he added after many years of facing off with the current opposition leadership.

Some, however, accepted him as a man who helped the UDC to dislodge the BDP from its stronghold, mainly in the Central District. Whilst some hail him for the UDC success, some see him as a curse that denied them to win more seats to take  State power.

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