Court declares Zwenshambe chieftainship null and void

FRANCISTOWN: Justice Zibani Makhwade has set aside a June 6, 2008 decision by the Minister of Local Government to appoint a chief for Zwenshambe village.

Makhwade gave the order in a case in which Dingaan Mulale, representing seven of the eight wards in Zwenshambe, sought an order that the position of chief or headman of records for Zwenshambe be assumed by way of election by Zwenshambe community, duly assembled at their Kgotla.

The respondents in the case were the Attorney General, Kgosi Fredah Mosojane and Moses Mabutho respectively.

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A step in the right direction

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