Altercations could destabilise BOFEPUSU


FRANCISTOWN: Affiliates making up the Botswana Federation of Public, Private and Parastatal Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) are failing to live up to the well-known cliché: ‘ divided we fall, united we stand,’ which they commonly use to express unity and collaboration amongst themselves.

It is now an open secret that the scuffle among local trade unions is threatening the survival of the federation.

The federation, which is made up of about 12 affiliates, recently held its elective congress here to elect a new leadership. At the event, it was discenable that the unions making up the federation do not see eye-to-eye.

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