Will BNF leadership decide on Kgosipula’s fate?

Mokgweetsi Kgosipula PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Mokgweetsi Kgosipula PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Supporters of Botswana National Front’s (BNF) presidential hopeful, Baatlhodi Molatlhegi, are hoping that the party’s Central Committee (CC) will today (Friday) overrule a decision by the lower structure to suspend one of their supporters, Mokgweetsi Kgosipula.

Both Molatlhegi and incumbent party president, Duma Boko, will be contesting for the party presidency. The suspended Kgosipula is one of campaign managers of the Molatlhegi team.

Kgosipula was this week suspended by his constituency for allegedly speaking to the media without authorisation. However, Mmegi has learnt that the issue is not on the agenda for the CC meeting. It could therefore only be discussed if a CC member raises the matter.

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This remains to be seen, particularly as opposite unity has been seeing its ups and downs. In 2012, three opposition parties namely the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), and the Botswana National Front (BNF) formed a political alliance under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) would, after rebuffs, join the coalition in 2017.The promise made by the coalition to its...

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