UDC women fail to make up numbers

Dr Mpho Pheko is the UDC MP candidate for Gaborone Central
Dr Mpho Pheko is the UDC MP candidate for Gaborone Central

FRANCISTOWN: Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) women presently live on hope after failing to make up numbers in either the coalition’s national executive committee, or in the constituencies.

Opposition coalition women leagues under the UDC have not succeeded in their quest to have at least 10 female parliamentary candidates for the next general elections.

During the last Botswana National Front Women’s League (BNFWL) congress, which was held in Tonota in November 2018, BNFWL president Dorcas Mothusi had said they were going to propose to the UDC central committee to have 10 female parliamentary candidates for the upcoming general elections.

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