Twist In Poaching Kingpin Case

FRANCISTOWN: The State will have a second bite out of a case involving an alleged poaching bigwig after the High Court granted the prosecution leave to file its appeal out of time.

The case involves Dumisani Moyo, a Zimbabwean allegedly found in unlawful possession of a rhino horn in Francistown in 2012.

The State made the application to be condoned to file its appeal out of time after the magistrate who is handling the matter barred the prosecution from producing the horn as part of its evidence during trial for non-compliance with case management rules.During the case management conference, the prosecution did not state if it would use the horn as part of its evidence.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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