How can a discredited Judiciary be trusted?

The Judiciary has been thrown into turmoil amid judicial interference allegations made by Justice Gaolapelwe Ketlogetswe against Chief Justice (CJ), Terence Rannowane and State President Minister, Kabo Morwaeng.

Justice Ketlogetswe accused both the CJ and Morwaeng of trying to influence his decision in a case that involved Member of Parliament for Lobatse, Dr Thapelo Matsheka.

As if that was not enough, the CJ and Ketlogetswe went on a spat, involving personally mud-slinging each other in public. The character assassination exchange between the two judicial officers put our judicial system into further chaos. The spat left the public asking themselves questions over the integrity of the justice system.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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