MP, residents cry for constitutional reforms

source: Mmegi
EDWARD BULE
Correspondent

FRANCISTOWN: The Francistown South Constituency Member of Parliament (MP), Wynter Mmolotsi and his constituents are clearly in one accord on some constitutional matters discussed in the last sitting of Parliament.

This emerged recently at a well-attended consultative meeting the vocal legislator addressed at Block Seven in Francistown.

Mmolotsi, a backbencher, alongside other ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) backbenchers and opposition MPs have been agitating for a constitutional review. One of the sections that came under particular scrutiny is the provision for nominated councillors and MPs in the Constitution.

Ironically, the specially election dispensation has always been quoted by opposition politicians in this country to support their argument that Botswana elections might be free but [continue reading]



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