Govt, unions end the bickering


Government and the three unions with nurses in their membership have finally ended the bickering.

The parties have reached an agreement to consult over matters relating to the preparations of the annual Nurses' Day and Awards.

This comes after the Botswana Land Boards Local Authorities Workers Union (BLLAWU), the Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU), and the National Amalgamated Central, Local and Parastatal Manual Workers' Union approached the court to interdict Nurses’ Day celebrations for lack of inclusive involvement a fortnight ago.

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Wearing of masks behind closed doors has been mandatory following the government’s August decision that the public was freed from masking in outdoor spaces.According to a press statement from the ministry, all other remaining COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing in schools and requirements for vaccination or PCR tests at ports of entry have also been relaxed.Statistics still show that hundreds still die daily due to the pandemic around...

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