Lawyers to act as observers on election day

ABOUT 275 lawyers from across South Africa will join forces to act as the eyes and ears of citizens during the general election on May 7.

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has set up a voluntary team to observe as South Africans go to the polls next month.

LSSA co-chairmen Max Boqwana and Ettienne Barnard said they were following in the footsteps of other NGOs which sent observers to previous elections. – Kathryn Kimberley

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