Residents, AG quarrel ignites storm in teacup


FRANCISTOWN: A quarrel of self-determination pitting 341 residents of Magapatona ward in Tutume against the Attorney General (AG) on behalf of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development may have ignited a storm in a teacup.

The 341 applicants led by Edward Moabi are praying with the High Court to declare Magapatona a standalone village and not a ward in Tutume contrary to popular belief.

They also want their Kgosi elevated to the position of headman of records.

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