Army nurses get new lease on life

The nurses are fighting with their employer, Botswana Defence Force (BDF) for overtime allowances PIC: FILE PIC
The nurses are fighting with their employer, Botswana Defence Force (BDF) for overtime allowances PIC: FILE PIC

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has offered 57 army nurses new hope by referring their case back to the High Court for continuation before a new judge.

The nurses who are fighting with their employer, Botswana Defence Force (BDF) for overtime allowances had their case earlier dismissed at the High Court on technicality that there has been a delay.

A bench of acting judge, Zein Kebonang, Justice Singh Walia and acting judge Omphemetse Motumise agreed that the case should have never been dismissed on the ground of delay when the BDF had not made a case or pleaded delay or prejudice in their papers.

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