CoA To Decides BMD Appeal Expediency

UDC attorney with Sidney Pilane at Court of Apeal PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
UDC attorney with Sidney Pilane at Court of Apeal PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Court of Appeal (CoA) will this afternoon make a ruling on whether to expeditiously hear an appeal by the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) or not.

BMD has launched an urgent appeal seeking the CoA to overturn a High Court decision that dismissed its application for a review of its expulsion from the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

A panel of three judges recently dismissed a review application by BMD after the UDC expelled it from its fold in October 2018.  The High Court had said the BMD failed to produce any legal and credible case to convince the court why the UDC should not expel it.

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