Debswana spy woes deepen

Debswana headquaters PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Debswana headquaters PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

If it is not raining, it pours for Debswana Diamond Company. Just shortly after being ordered to pay Infotrac P110 million, Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) made its intention to sue the company known.

Infotrac through its managing director, Mompoloki Motshidi claimed that it was owed for various deep undercover services provided to Debswana which included the alleged spying on the union and lobbying the likes of the late Linah Mohohlo and ex-spy chief, Isaac Kgosi to ensure that the late Albert Milton was appointed Debswana's managing director.

While the mining giant has made its intentions to appeal the Infotrac ruling known, miners through BMWU have made their plan to sue known.

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Shame on the Police!

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