Disability Must Be Respected - Motingwa

For a long time, Thomas Motingwa has been championing the struggle for people with disabilities.

Motingwa is the head of the coordinating office of people with disabilities that falls under the Office of the President.  He was appointed in January to set up the new division. 

Motingwa did not have to be hired in order to deal with issues relating to people with disabilities. He has always been an activist for the rights of people with disabilities.  At one time he was even appointed a nominated councillor to the Gaborone City Council. 

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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