Khama loses

Ian Khama FILE PIC
Ian Khama FILE PIC

Former president, Ian Khama has lost a case in which he was challenging the interpretation and constitutionality of section 5(1)(b) of the Extradition Act of 1962 1 (the Act) before the South African High Court.

Khama, who is facing criminal charges in Botswana, had moved swiftly and approached the South African court with a view to block his ‘impending’ extradition following the issuance of a warrant of arrest by a local magistrate in December 2022.

This is despite the fact that Botswana is yet to lodge an extradition request with the South African government, where Khama has been exiled for over two years allegedly in fear for his life.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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