Vee Mampeezy's 'campaign-style' drive catches political heat


With reports suggesting Botswana’s most decorated musician, Vee Mampeezy's voter registration drive in Gaborone Central over the weekend might have been a guise for early campaigning, the musician-cum-politician could be in hot water.

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is yet to announce dates for its party primaries, commonly known as Bulela-Ditswe. Until then, no members are allowed to openly campaign.

In an unusual move for a musician, Vee Mampeezy, running under his birth name, Odirile Sento, played his music and danced with BDP members on Saturday, actively encouraging those in Gaborone Central to register and vote.

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