Makgato Election Case Deferred

Mothusi Maribe (left). PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Mothusi Maribe (left). PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The lawyer for Member of Parliament for Sefhare/Ramokgonami, Dorcas Makgato intends to be party to the court proceedings alongside the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in the case in which the legislator's legitimacy to run for election is been challenged.

Makgato is amongst a number of politicians who face being struck off the 2019 voters roll for violating the Electoral Act.

The matter arose after Mothusi Maribe of Botswana Congress Party (BCP) petitioned the IEC to stop Makgato from contesting in the upcoming elections on allegations that she knowingly provided wrong address as her principal residence.

Editor's Comment
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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