Masisi glad UK trophy hunting ban bill failed

Resolute: Masisi said trophy hunting is a key component of the economy PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Resolute: Masisi said trophy hunting is a key component of the economy PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has hailed the failure of the UK parliament legislation which sought to ban the importation of legally harvested wildlife trophies into the UK.

Before the failure, the bill which was blocked by a small group of peers recently had passed all Commons stages and appeared set to be approved by the Lords.

But in an ambush that prompted widespread anger, 11 peers made the bill run out of time by tabling more than 60 amendments they insisted on debating individually.

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