The 1966 BDP Conference in Mochudi

Mochudi BDP conference
Mochudi BDP conference

With the BDP about to hold another annual Conference it’s well worth having a hard look at photos of the some of the earlier conferences to note, not least, how greatly their circumstances and style has changed.

At a guess, about 300 members must have attended the 1966 conference in Mochudi which was held at the now abandoned Community Centre. 

The first stage of the conference was held outside with members sitting on conventional school type benches to be welcomed by Prime Minister Seretse Khama.

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