BOPEU�s Housing Project Progressive

Elsewhere in this edition, there is a story about the Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) P30 million housing project for its members.

According to the story, the union would be building 500 units on a five-hectare plot. The agreement for BOPEU Estates has reportedly been concluded between the partners. Apparently the houses would be built at half the market price. The largest public sector union has already concluded mortgage deals with BancABC to finance their members to acquire houses.

This is a progressive move by BOPEU and should be applauded by all. Union members belonging to different labour movements in Botswana are always crying that they do not get favour for their subscription fees. The members only get to enjoy their subscriptions when they are dead.

Editor's Comment
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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