Who will be Leader of Opposition?
Olebile Gaborone’s exit from the Botswana National Front (BNF) presidential race yesterday could now mean that the seat of Leader of Opposition will be up for grabs when Parliament next sits to consider candidates for the portfolio.
In the meantime, the Botswana National Front central committee, scheduled to sit during the President’s Day holidays, will also be asked to consider who from among its sitting candidates will be suitable for the job, according to publicity secretary, Moeti Mohwasa.
The congress choice stands a good chance especially that the BNF holds a narrow majority of six MPs, in comparison to five for the BCP with independent parliamentarian, Nehemiah Modubule on his own.
It would be significant how he uses his vote because it [continue reading]