The BMD has displaced the long-time main opposition party, the Botswana National Front.
What does BNF stand for?
BNF stands for Botswana National Front
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Major political parties: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) 45 seats, Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) 6 seats, Botswana National Front (BNF) 5 seats, Botswana Congress Party (BCP)/Botswana Alliance Movement (BAM) 5 seats.
The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) -- in power since independence in 1966 -- won 45 of the 57 constituencies, while the main opposition party Botswana National Front won 6 constituencies and its splinter party the Botswana Congress Party captured 4, Osupile Maroba, a spokesman for the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), told Reuters by phone.
The Botswana National Front (BNF), the country's main opposition party with 13 out of the 40 parliamentary seats, will use the arrangement to underline their political stance which is more left leaning.
Major political parties: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) 49 seats, Botswana National Front (BNF)--6 seats, Botswana Congress Party (BCP)/Botswana Alliance Movement (BAM)--5 seats, independent--1 seat.
Western governments have also succeeded, starting from 1994, in reversing the gains made by the opposition Botswana National Front (BNF) in the early years of independence.
Seven political parties and 15 independent candidates are contesting the country's 57 constituencies, however the main race is between the BDP, the main opposition Botswana National Front (BNF) and its offshoot, the Botswana Congress Party.
During the general elections in October 1994, the ruling Botswana Democratic Party of President Sir Quett Ketumile Masire found itself being strongly challenged by the opposition Botswana National Front (BNF) particularly in those urban areas where unemployment has hit the hardest.