Judges Recuse Themselves From UDC Petitions

Haskins Nkaigwa
Haskins Nkaigwa

Two election petition cases by the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) have to be re- allocated to another panel of Judges after some recused themselves.

The cases are for Haskins Nkaigwa who lost to Mpho Balopi in Gaborone North constituency and Micus Chimbombi who lost to Sam Brooks in Kgalagadi South constituency.

Chimbombi’s case was taken to a third panel of Judges after the second panel told the court that Judge Itumeleng Segopolo had recused himself on two matters because he has a long-standing relationship with President Mokgweetsi Masisi.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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