Stop the madness!

Every other week, a fresh story breaks accentuating the worsening plight of that most wretched social stratum in Botswana – the working class.

Last week, about 400 workers at African Copper’s Mowana Mine had their future thrown into a spin, after the employer told them of an impending liquidation application in the High Court.

In February, close to 830 of their colleagues at Boseto Mine were rendered jobless in one fell swoop after the operation went into liquidation due to viability issues.In the country’s factories, industrial class workers are systematically stripped of their already weakened bargaining strength by overlords empowered by skewed labour laws on their side.

Editor's Comment
Reconciliation talks excite Batswana

Many have made it very clear that there is nothing more they would prefer than seeing the two ending their feud and working together for the good of the country.While some Batswana dismissed reconciliatory efforts as a political ploy, many Batswana welcomed the move with open arms because it is obvious that the feud between the president and former president has not been looking good for the country.The misunderstanding that seems to have started...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up