UDC smells rat as BDP sweeps the South


Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) says its loss in the southern region is suspicious and the coalition is investigating possible foul play.

However, an analyst, Lesole Machacha, believes the reason behind some of the high profile losses, which include party president Duma Boko, is the coalition’s failure to connect with the masses on issues that appeal to them.

“Boko was not engaging his followers, especially in areas like Block 3, 16 and others.  “He only cared about GWest (Gaborone West) residents that fall under his area.  “Even when he had a tournament or any kind of event, he would greet people briefly then go to a tent. “It was very important for him to know his people’s problems.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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