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Edward Mpoloka
  • Molapisi warns of BPP extinction if more attention goes to UDC

    The president of Botswana Peoples’ Party (BPP), Motlatsi Molapisi has called on his party members to always protect it so that it does not disappear into oblivion.Molapisi was the guest speaker at the party’s regional congress in Francistown on...

  • Calls for more electoral reforms grow louder

    Calls by the opposition for electoral changes in the country’s electoral processes persist to this day as the opposition insists that instead of embarking on any far-reaching overhauling of the system, the Botswana government seems content with the...

  • UDC will not allow election rigging in 2024

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) will not allow the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) to rig the elections "like they did in the 2019 general elections," when they won by a huge margin.The warning was issued by the president of...

  • We are ready to lead - Saleshando

    Botswana is a failed state characterised by state capture, particularly by those who sponsored the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) to win in past elections, leading to a situation where the state serves the interests of the few, especially friends...

  • BCP reflects on why they lost all by-elections

    The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) contested five post-2019 council by-elections and a single parliamentary by-election outside the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and lost all of them. The party President Dumelang Saleshando has explained why...

  • Batswana feel they are in a drowning Titanic

    President of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Dumelang Saleshando on Saturday called upon the nation to listen to the prognosis of his party regarding the country because their predictions always come to pass.He was officially opening the party...

  • Khama's tribal politics will backfire, Veteran politician

    Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Gaborone south west, Robert Molefhabangwe, a native of Gammangwato like former President, Ian Khama, accuses his tribal leader of dividing Ba Gammangwato by politicising the institution of Bogosi.Following a...

  • BPF members threatened to burn me inside my house – Seretse

    Acting regent of the Bangwato tribe, Serogola Seretse says his life is in constant danger from arsonists and possibly murderers.He told a Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) campaign rally on Sunday at Palamaokuwe in Serowe west constituency.He was...

  • Mmolotsi lambasts BDP for its hatred on the Khamas

    The president of Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) Biggie Butale has called upon the Serowe west voters to deny the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) the vote on Saturday and instead, vote for BPF candidate, Kedikilwe.“They must not get more than...

  • BCP's July conference a make or break affair

    The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) might be headed for trouble ahead of its annual delegates conference at Tutume McConnell Secondary School in Tutume village from Saturday July 15 to July 17.One of the weightiest items in the BCP conference agenda,...

  • BPF urged to introspect to achieve its founding agenda

    The Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) has since its formation in 2019 been riddled with factions which have spent their time scheming against each other as well as expended resources on litigation.Obviously these worked against its founding objectives...

  • Moswaane's presidential aspirations in limbo with BPP divided over elective congress

    Botswana Peoples’ Party (BPP) is divided over whether it should simply hold a National Annual Delegates Conference or Elective Congress.Besides several reshuffles in the party's National Executive Committee (NEC) and Central Committee (CC)...

  • Teachers still forced to share houses

    The president of Botswana Primary School Teachers Association (BOPRITA), Gagoitsiwe Malete has complained that some teachers are still forced to share houses - a state of affairs that compromises their security and health.Detailing the challenges...

  • Serame cautions women against lawlessness in the BDP

    The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Women’s Wing will be touring the entire country and holding meetings and workshops at regional level to train women on how to campaign.The organ’s chairperson, Peggy Serame who is also Specially Elected Member...

  • Disagreement over where and how AP chose UDC over BCP

    Confusion reigns over how and where the decision for Alliance for Progressives (AP) to work with Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) was taken. While the leadership of AP insists the decision was by the party collective at their Conference held at...

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