We will never work with the AP - BCP


The Alliance for Progressives (AP) says it won’t mind working with the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) going forward, but the latter has made it clear that the chapter is closed now that the Ndaba Gaolathe-led party is forging another path with the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

On the other hand, the BCP was left shocked and disappointed recently when AP walked away from their months long cooperation talks citing trust issues amongst others.

The duo were also in talks with Botswana Labour Party (BLP) but it was only the AP and BCP who ended up deadlocked on seven constituencies for four months, an impasse that ultimately broke the camel’s back. “As long as they become part of the UDC we cannot work with the AP because we all know the UDC terms. Working with the AP which is part of the UDC is more like working with the UDC and everybody knows our position when it comes to the lack of governance within the UDC.

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