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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Wearing of masks behind closed doors has been mandatory following the government’s August decision that the public was freed from masking in outdoor spaces.According to a press statement from the ministry, all other remaining COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing in schools and requirements for vaccination or PCR tests at ports of entry have also been relaxed.Statistics still show that hundreds still die daily due to the pandemic around...

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