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Edward Bule
  • Khoemacau mine workers divided by racism

    South African owned high-grade copper and silver mine, Khoemacau in the Ngamiland District has been hit by allegations of racism.Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) says that racism is a reality in the mine, especially concerning qualifications for...

  • READY TO LEAD

    Samson Moyo Guma will face off with Moiseraele Goya for the position of party President at the Botswana Patriotic Front’s (BPF) elective congress next month. In this interview with The Midweek Sun's Political Reporter EDWARD BULE, Guma...

  • BPP on the move

    The country’s oldest political party - Botswana Peoples’ Party (BPP) - has been on a membership drive in the southern part of the country.Secretary general Nono Kgafela-Mokoka revealed that the party leadership has been assigned by the party...

  • BPF could go it alone in 2024 should Congress so desire

    - Party leadership defends NEC's decision to join UDC - Promise to dump UDC is majority says so - Leadership threatens action against delinquentsBotswana Patriotic Front (BPF) has threatened to take action against members who resort to social...

  • SHAM ELECTIONS: BDP North East region denies irregularities

    Some members of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) are not happy with the North East Region elections that were held recently during the North East Region congress in Borolong.The elections pitted Farayi Bonyongo and Kitsiso Mandevu for the...

  • BPP membership not happy with 'too ambitious' Moswaane

    Member of Parliament for Francistown West Ignatius Moswaane has fallen out with his new political home, Botswana Peoples’ Party (BPP), which he joined in 2020 after a fallout with the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).According to multiple sources,...

  • This country's name is tribalistic and should be changed -Gare

    Former Mayor of Jwaneng, also a former Botswana National Front (BNF) councillor, Moshe “Bushman” Gare, says the name Botswana is inappropriate and tribalistic.In his written submission to the Constitutional Review Commission, Gare says countries...

  • Botswana Constitution harbours tribal inequalities

    Former High Court Judge John Mosojane says the Independence Constitution was openly genocidal when it named the country, ‘Botswana'.And worse still, it made Setswana the only national language, and declared it the only language teachable...

  • Not all happy as BPF membership may divide UDC

    - The decision was hurried by leaders minus members - Joina- This is nothing new, BCP was admitted the same way - MohwasaThe admission of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) into the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has caused divisions within the...

  • Ngamiland people revel in self-empowerment projects

    - Money raised is used to build houses for the needy - Elders also get pension money from community projectsFor the last 25 years, Sankoyo Tshwaraganang Management Trust (STMT) has been at the heart of improving lives in Sankoyo.Serving a place...

  • BCP's loss in Moselewapula is BPP's gain

    The Botswana Congress Party has inadvertently donated Moselewapula ward to the Botswana Peoples’ Party (BPP).Ironically, the two sworn enemies have fought numerous battles over wards and constituencies, particularly in Francistown and surrounding...

  • Another court case looms as UDC dumps Saleshando for Koorapetse

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) continues to be a party at war with itself. Amidst a looming court case that is set to pit the UDC President against his deputy for what the latter deems unlawful suspension, the coalition leadership this week...

  • BNF's Veterans League endorses Molatlhegi for President

    - BNF under Boko has betrayed the struggle of the working classBotswana National Front Veteran League (BNFVL) has resolved at their weekend meeting in Mahalapye to back Dr. Baatlhodi Bucs Molatlhegi for the position of party president which is...

  • Moselewapula by-election: Can the BDP redeem itself?

    The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), the Botswana Congress Party (BCP), and Botswana Peoples’ Party (BPP), which is representing the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), are all under pressure to win the Moselewapula ward by-election in the...

  • Foreigners and whites must come here as employees

    - BPP President wants political education to be prioritisedPresident of the Botswana Peoples’ Party (BPP) Motlatsi Molapisi would like to see a BPP cadre that lives by the party’s founding principles of socialism and Pan-Africanism when he leaves...

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