UB student challenges politics ban in court

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Justice Michael Mothobi is today scheduled to hear an urgent application in which a University of Botswana (UB) student is challenging the decision of the UB Council to ban party politics at the institution.

Yesterday morning attorney Kabo Motswagole filed the notice of motion on behalf of Setlhomo Tshwanelang against the UB and attorney Parks Tafa in his capacity as the UB Council chairperson.

Tshwanelang is a second year UB student and a candidate in the upcoming Student Representative Council (SRC) elections.

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