UB SRC fights political ban in court

UB students
UB students

Student leaders have said they will file an urgent application today to challenge a decision by the University of Botswana Council to ban party politics at the institution.

At a press conference in Gaborone yesterday, the University of Botswana Student Representative Council (UBSRC) said the ban was unconstitutional and violated the right to freedom of association. 

Under the new dispensation, the UB Council wants a neutral student representation where SRC elections are not held along clearly demarcated political party lines as is currently the case. 

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