BIUST loses court case


The Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) has welcomed what it says is a progressive judgment that was delivered by the High Court of Botswana on 24th March 2023.

The matter involved a Shop Steward at Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) and the management of the institution.

The judgment threw out with costs, an application by the BIUST management. Through the suit the university wanted to be granted an order to muzzle the BOSETU Shop Steward, preventing him from whistleblowing some alleged malpractice involving the Vice Chancellor, under the pretext that the information was confidential.

Editor's Comment
Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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