Legal stories that made headlines

Kgosi at Village Magistrate’s Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Kgosi at Village Magistrate’s Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Without a shadow of a doubt, 2021 was a challenging year just like the previous one with COVID-19 rearing its ugly head to give life a completely different face from the normal that any country knew, with legal issues never in short supply. Mmegi’s court reporter, MPHO MOKWAPE writes

The legal year is one of the interesting aspects of the judicial calendar. This is where legal minds are tested and tried, where one either rises to the occasion or folds.

The year-round is filled with litigations back-to-back and once in a while top cases involving prominent people take centre stage. This year was no different as the nation witnessed yet another interesting case featuring public figures.

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Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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