BFTU seeks constitutional clarity


Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) is headed to court against its former president, Martin Gabobake seeking clarity on its governing constitution.

In what may seem like events were overturned by time since Gabobake is no longer the president, a move that sent the parties to court in the first place, the union will now focus on some of the decisions that affected the federation’s constitution when Gabobake was reinstated by the High Court.

The drama between the parties centred on that Gabobake was removed as BFTU president early last year after the union received a letter from its affiliate Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) recalling him.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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