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Sunday 23 November 2014 | 02:02 PM    

BDP demand constitutional amendment to allow for more specially elected councillors

by Khonani Ontebetse and Phaladi Letswamotse


Following its dismal performance at the polls at council level, especially in Gaborone and surrounding areas, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wants Parliament to amend the Constitution to increase the number of Specially Elected councillors. Minister of Local Government...


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