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Edward Bule
  • A cult of leadership is upon the UDC - UB Don

    The problems in the UDC boil down to a lack of strategic leadership which must be focused on the vision, mission, strategy, goal, and objectives of coalition politics.This is according to Adam Mfundisi of the University of Botswana (UB) when...

  • BDP has Moselewapula candidate while UDC is undecided

    In what is a replica of what transpired at the Bophirima Ward by-election in Gaborone a couple of months ago, the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) remains undecided on a candidate for the impending Moselewapula ward election, while the Botswana...

  • Molapisi warns BPP cadres against killing the party

    Botswana People's Party (BPP) president, Motlatsi Molapisi has called on party members to demonstrate commitment to the party by working tirelessly for it.He was speaking during the official opening of the Tati West constituency congress.“As...

  • UDC President Boko not contesting in 2024

    “To me, parliament is not employment. The goal is to effect regime change "- BokoPresident of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Advocate Duma Boko, confirmed reports that he will not contest any constituency in the 2024 general...

  • BCP hangs in the balance

    The Botswana National Front and the Botswana Peoples’ Party have allegedly resolved to suspend the Botswana Congress Party from the three-member opposition coalition, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) with immediate effect.At a National...

  • UDC excludes BCP from Moselewapula rally

    The already fragile relationship between the Botswana National Front, Botswana Peoples’ Party, and the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) risks collapsing completely.This comes in the wake of the Moselewapula ward rally addressed by the president of the...

  • Failure to evaluate 2019 general elections blamed for tensions

    There is a groundswell of opinion that the ongoing infighting in the opposition coalition would be minimal if the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) had done a comprehensive evaluation of the 2019 general elections.Both in the run-up to the...

  • Daggers out for the BCP as leadership to hold decisive meeting

    The conflict-prone and perennially fractious Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) coalition may return from its June 25th meeting reduced to only two partners.The coalition consists of the Botswana Peoples’ Party (BCP), the Botswana National Front...

  • Suspension of Kgosipula further divides BNF

    Following the suspension of former Member of Parliament (MP) for Mogoditshane, Mokgweetsi Kgosipula who is also a BNF veteran, the party finds itself further divided between those who agree with the party leadership and those who support, Dr...

  • Bucs' team demands postponement of Youth League Congress

    - Some youths protest outside party officeThe fight for the soul of the Botswana National Front (BNF) is now threatening to plunge the party into chaos ahead of the Youth League elections slated for this weekend in Letlhakeng.Although the contesting...

  • Israel to train Botswana farmers on vegetable production

    The Israel Agency for international Development Cooperation (MASHAV), will, in collaboration with the Dream Factory Foundation and the Botswana Ministry of Agriculture, conduct five weekly online sessions on High Value Vegetable Production from 2nd...

  • BNF Veterans body leadership calls upon Boko to resign

    - BNF President described as dishonest and hypocritical- Said to be dictatorial, make decisions on his ownAccording to the Chairman of the Botswana National Front (BNF) Veteran’s League, Patrick Kgoadi, the president of the Botswana National Front...

  • Divisions may hurt the opposition in Bophirima

    One of the opposition parties might just bag the Bophirima ward in this Saturday’s by-election, if the numbers seen at the rallies for Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) rallies...

  • UDC leader disappointed with AP for supporting BCP

    The two main affiliates of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) - Botswana National Front (BNF) and Botswana Congress Party (BCP) - will face off at the Bophirima ward by-election scheduled for this Saturday after failing to field a common...

  • UDC leaders Boko, Saleshando not not talking to each other

    For years now the relationship between the leader of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Duma Boko and his deputy, Dumelang Saleshando has been cold at best, and downright hostile at worst. Besides leading the UDC, the two are presidents of the...

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