Law Society rebukes Dibotelo

The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) says Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo should desist from making statements that may be perceived as attempt to influence the case between President Ian Khama and the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

In a statement issued yesterday, LSB chairperson Lawrence Lecha said as the chairperson of the JSC, Dibotelo is party to these court proceedings.

In March this year, the LSB and attorney Omphemetse Motumise filed their lawsuit after Khama rejected the recommendation of the JSC to appoint him (Motumise) as a judge after the JSC had recommended the veteran lawyer to the bench.

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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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