All hell breaks loose at BLLAHWU special congress

Comrades in arms: Unionists, amongthem BLLAHWU members, during the 2011 strike
Comrades in arms: Unionists, amongthem BLLAHWU members, during the 2011 strike

A special congress of the Botswana Landboards, Local Authorities and Health Workers Union turned sour over the weekend when some disgruntled members aggressively pushed for a motion of non- confidence in the leadership, promoting the summoning of police.

The leadership of Botswana Land boards, Local Authorities and Health Workers Union (BLLAHWU) allegedly called the police to quell dissidents seeking to push a motion of no confidence over the weekend. 

The special congress was convened to amend the constitution.

Editor's Comment
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