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Bala Hullabaloo

Bala Hullabaloo

NEW BALA PRESIDENT: Florah Mpetsane

Tempers flare at association's heated conference

Sparks flew at the Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) elective conference in Maun last week, forcing the meeting to a premature end without completing the agenda.

The National Executive Committee (NEC) elections were delayed by a day after tension broke out between council delegates and the outgoing BALA NEC over anomalies in the voter’s roll and electoral procedure.

Explaining the cause of the confusion, newly elected BALA President, Florah Mpetsane, told The Voice, “There were two names which caused problems: one name ...

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