Venson-Moitoi for BPF presidency


While many wonder about her next political move, Serowe South legislator, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has said she is still waiting for President Mokgweetsi Masisi to reach out to her for the much-touted reconciliation talks the latter had announced.

Venson-Moitoi challenged Masisi in the race for the nomination of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) presidential candidate in the coming general elections expected in October.

It was monumental as it was a first in the history of the 57-year-old party for an incumbent President to have a face-off with someone for the party presidency. The BDP has ruled Botswana continuously since independence in 1966, but was formed in 1962.

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Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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