EVMs case ends in mutual agreement

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FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has agreed to withdraw its legal challenge over the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) during the general elections by mutual consent.

The BCP had instituted a lawsuit against the Attorney General  (AG), Chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and Secretary to the IEC over the use of the EVMs. 

But as anticipated, the case came to and end on Monday after both parties in the matter decided to end it by mutual agreement.

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