Khama rejects Motumise as High Court judge?

Legal eagle: Motumise
Legal eagle: Motumise

President Ian Khama has reportedly rejected the appointment of attorney Omphemetse Motumise to the High Court bench.

It is understood that the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) had recommended the veteran lawyer to be a High Court judge but Khama has refused to appoint him.

“Motumise is an independent minded attorney and that is why the president as the appointing authority turned down the recommendation of the JSC,” said a highly placed source in the legal profession. Motumise once served as chairperson of the Law Society of Botswana and Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) deputy chairperson.

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