Divide and rule!

The government has put into effect a four percent salary increment for the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), the Botswana Police Service, and other non-unionised members of the public service.

The increment extends to Village Development Committees, old age pensioners, war veterans, and home-based caregivers, amongst others. 

The decision flew in the face of ongoing negotiations between unions representing public servants and the employer party.

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This period, running from May 20 to 31 2024, is crucial for those who have not yet registered to vote. This announcement comes in response to a significant shortfall in registered voters following the recent registration period. As it stands, only 62% of the target number of voters registered, leaving a considerable gap.With Botswana's general elections scheduled for October, every eligible citizen needs to register and exercise their...

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