According to a press release issued by the publicity secretary of the BNF, Moeti Mohwasa, his party will hold its annual national delegates’ conference from Sunday 17th July to Tuesday 19th July in Tsabong. “The conference will be preceded by the Women’s League Congress to be held on 16th July where a new leadership will be elected,” said Mohwasa.
… According to the executive secretary of the ruling party, Coma Serema, the main issues on the agenda will be a discussion of the compromise list which might replace the elections if it is adopted. The BDP delegates will discuss primary elections and how best to minimise contradictions occasioned by them.
The BDP had the most destabilising primary elections in the run-up to the 2009 general elections.The party has even decided to privatise the administration of the primary elections going forward.
The BDP congress comes at a time when the party has experienced internal disagreements fuelled by the compromise list and, more recently, the just ended public sector strike.
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