Cabinet approves political party funding

Cabinet wants all political parties that receive the funding PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Cabinet wants all political parties that receive the funding PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Cabinet has finally approved political party funding after 57 years of indecisiveness, dodging and refusal to empower struggling opposition parties.

This comes after proposals from Batswana and a recommendation from the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Review of the Constitution.

The recommendation was that “Political party funding be introduced based on parliamentary seats won by parties in the immediate past General Election at the rate of not less than P50,000 or such amount as may be determined by Parliament from time to time per Member of Parliament.”


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