BMWU, gov't attitudes thaw conditionally

FRACISTOWN: Since the provisional liquidation of mines under the BCL Group, the relationship between mine workers union and government appeared to have reached an all-time low.

The Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) was irked by the government’s decision to place Tati Nickel and BCL mines under liquidation.

It held a strong view that the group’s mines were profitable and its operations could have been reconfigured to ensure that they remained running. The government held a different view.

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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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