In Botswana, government introduces amendment to prevent legislators from switching political parties
President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana (photo credit: World Intellectual Property Organization/flickr)
Amid reports of possible defections of MPs from Botswana Democratic Party, the Minister of Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration Kabo Morwaeng has moved with the speed of lightning to thwart any attempts by MPs to cross the floor.
An extra-ordinary Government Gazette published on the 17th July 2020, says the Constitution Amendment Bill is scheduled to be presented during the July Parliamentary meeting with the objective of stopping floor crossing.
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