A Constitutional review or a joke?

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the review of the Constitution of Botswana has embarked on a series of public hearings regarding potential amendments.

The 19-member team led by former Chief Justice, Maruping Dibotelo has been going around the country holding Kgotla meetings to collate ideas, views and opinions of Batswana on whether the Constitution is still relevant. The consultations are specifically meant to find out whether the communities feel there is need to review certain clauses and perhaps add more should it be deemed necessary.

Upon completion of its enquiry, the Commission shall submit a report with recommendations to the State President not later than the end of September 2022.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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