BCP proposes halting electronic voting

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FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Congress Party (BCP) will intensively lobby the government to halt plans to introduce electronic voting pending further consultation with political parties.

The resolution was taken at the party’s annual conference in Shakawe over the weekend.

Yesterday, party spokesperson Dithapelo Keorapetse confirmed that the conference has mandated the central committee to engage government and delay the amendment of the electoral law pending full consultations with political parties as the key stakeholders.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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