Opposition to sue 'tyrannical' Parliament


The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) joint caucus has resorted to serving the Botswana Parliament and the Speaker of the National Assembly with court papers for what they termed ‘unbecoming’ behaviour.

The opposition parties dramatically walked out of Parliament as a demonstration on Friday. Speaking at a press conference, explaining why they walked out, the opposition said it did not want to legitimise bad conduct.

On the events leading up to Friday, the opposition parties said the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) brought a motion to dissolve all parliamentary committees.

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