Saturday, March 2, 2024

All noise but no primary elections in sight; just what is the endgame for BDP and UDC?

It was Festus Mogae, not Ian Khama who came up with an inner party electoral reform at the Botswana Democratic Party that came to be known as Bulela Ditswe.

Mogae, had expressed frustration at a system he inherited that had given all the powers to the party men to decide on who could  become a candidate.

Not so privately Mogae had also expressed disdain at the feudalist-like power that had been amassed by such people like Daniel Kwelagobe, Ponatshego Kedikilwe and GUS Matlhabaphiri among others under the old system.

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