Big Fish Off The Hook

Attorney General, Athalia Molokomme
Attorney General, Athalia Molokomme

FRANCISTOWN: High-ranking government officials were not found guilty of contempt of court in a case involving two Ugandan refugees who were denied the right to consult their attorneys.

Passing judgement on Friday in the contempt of Court case in Francistown Justice Lot  Moroka  said that it was not shown how the Attorney General violated the court order.

Hev also  ruled that the commissioners of police and prisons did not violate the court order because it was not personally served on them.The judge rather put the blame on the  two police officers who  refused Dingake to consult his clients confidentially.

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A woman’s right to choose: Or is it?

Here in Botswana, we have many single-parent households, mostly female-led, so what does that suggest? That some fathers choose to ditch the responsibility of caring for their children and leave them to the ones who carry them during pregnancy to do the heavy lifting.Of course, in other dynamics, there are instances where the father wants to keep the baby and the would-be mother does not want to, hence the saying ‘whose body is it anyway’.In...

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